Daily Archives: October 13, 2014

Consequences of febrile seizures in childhood – A Review

Consequences of febrile seizures in childhood. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25304962 Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: There is a long-standing hypothesis that febrile status epilepticus (FSE) can cause brain injury, particularly to the hippocampus. This review will evaluate recent evidence on the relationships between FSE … Continue reading


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Sensory Abnormalities, Propionic Acid , Autism and the Double Hit Hypothesis

Sexually dimorphic effects of prenatal exposure to lipopolysaccharide, and prenatal and postnatal exposure to propionic acid, on acoustic startle response and prepulse inhibition in adolescent rats: Relevance to autism spectrum disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25300465 Abstract Potential environmental risk factors for autism spectrum … Continue reading

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Inflammation linked to Neural Overgrowth in Autism

UCLA study finds link between neural stem cell overgrowth and autism-like behavior in mice Mark Wheeler | October 09, 2014 http://newsroom.ucla.edu People with autism spectrum disorder often experience a period of accelerated brain growth after birth. No one knows why, … Continue reading

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