Daily Archives: May 21, 2015

Autoimmune Diseases and Autism

Family history of autoimmune diseases is associated with an increased risk of autism in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2598189 Abstract BACKGROUND: We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to summarize the current evidence on the relationship between family … Continue reading

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Prenatal Infection and Autism

Prenatal Infection and Autism Spectrum Disorders in Childhood: A Population-Based Case-Control Study in Taiwan. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25989831 Infection in pregnancy has long been linked with negative postnatal development and health. This study aims to assess the association between prenatal infections and autism … Continue reading

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