Daily Archives: May 2, 2015

Prenatal Infection , Autism and Treatment Options

Long-term pathological consequences of prenatal infection: Beyond brain disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25924881 Abstract Immune-related prenatal adversities such as maternal infection have been widely acknowledged to contribute to an increased risk of neurodevelopmental brain disorders. In recent years, epidemiological and experimental evidence has … Continue reading

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Personalized Medicine – Implications for Autism ?

Personalized medicine: Time for one-person trials http://www.nature.com Nicholas J. Schork Precision medicine requires a different type of clinical trial that focuses on individual, not average, responses to therapy, says Nicholas J. Schork. “Every day, millions of people are taking medications … Continue reading

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Autism Prevalence – Atlanta 1991 -2010

Trends in the Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Hearing Loss, Intellectual Disability, and Vision Impairment, Metropolitan Atlanta, 1991-2010. http://journals.plos.org/ Free Full Text at Link Abstract This study examined the prevalence and characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), cerebral … Continue reading

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