Daily Archives: October 8, 2014

Pesticides, Autism : New Findings from CHARGE

Pesticides and Autism Spectrum Disorders: New Findings from the CHARGE Study ¬†http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/122-A280/ David C. Holzman writes on science, medicine, energy, economics, and cars from Lexington and Wellfleet, MA. His work has appeared in Smithsonian, The Atlantic Monthly, and the Journal … Continue reading

Posted in Allergy, Asthma, Autism, co-morbid, Environment, Immune System, Inflammation | Leave a comment

Atopic Diseases / Allergy linked to ADHD and Autism.

Is atopy in early childhood a risk factor for ADHD and ASD? A longitudinal study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25280829 Abstract OBJECTIVE: Previous studies have found a temporal concordance in the increased prevalence of atopic diathesis/atopic diseases, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autistic spectrum … Continue reading

Posted in Allergy, Asthma, Autism, co-morbid, Environment, Gut, IBD, Immune System, Inflammation | Leave a comment

Particulate Matter, Pregnancy and Autism.

Particulate Matter Exposure, Prenatal and Postnatal Windows of Susceptibility, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25286049 BACKGROUND:: Recent studies suggest that exposure to traffic-related air pollutants, including particulate matter (PM), is associated with autism spectrum disorder (autism). METHODS:: Children with autism were … Continue reading

Posted in Allergy, Asthma, Autism, co-morbid, Environment, Immune System, Inflammation, Toxins | Leave a comment