Daily Archives: August 15, 2015

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Autism – Significant Increased Prevalence

Prevalence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Among Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26218138 The objective of this study was to measure the prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) among patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which has not been well described … Continue reading

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Bacterial Infection , Zinc Treatment and Autism

Lipopolysaccharide Exposure Induces Maternal Hypozincemia, and Prenatal Zinc Treatment Prevents Autistic-Like Behaviors and Disturbances in the Striatal Dopaminergic and mTOR Systems of Offspring. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26218250 Abstract Autism is characterized by social deficits, repetitive behaviors, and cognitive inflexibility. The risk factors appear … Continue reading

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Autism and Industrial Pollution

Autism spectrum disorder prevalence and proximity to industrial facilities releasing arsenic, lead or mercury. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26218563 Abstract Prenatal and perinatal exposures to air pollutants have been shown to adversely affect birth outcomes in offspring and may contribute to prevalence of autism … Continue reading

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Eczema and Autism – The Association

Association Between Atopic Dermatitis and Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Review. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26254000 Atopic dermatitis (AD) is an allergic disorder caused by both immunological dysregulation and epidermal barrier defect. Several studies have investigated the association between AD and mental health disorders. … Continue reading

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