Daily Archives: October 18, 2014

Breakthrough Autism Story 2014 – Maternal Immune Activation in Autism, Schizophrenia and Epilepsy. Emerging evidence in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

Maternal immune activation and abnormal brain development across CNS disorders http://www.nature.com/nrneurol/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nrneurol.2014.187.html Epidemiological studies have shown a clear association between maternal infection and schizophrenia or autism in the progeny. Animal models have revealed maternal immune activation (mIA) to be a profound … Continue reading

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