Daily Archives: February 28, 2016

Gastrointestinal Disorer, Autism and Behavioural Problems

Gastrointestinal symptoms and behavioral problems in preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26748423 Abstract Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are frequently reported in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and an impact of GI comorbidity on ASD behavioral problems has been hypothesized. A … Continue reading

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Environment as a driver of ASD

Annual Research Review: The role of the environment in the developmental psychopathology of autism spectrum condition.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26782158 Abstract BACKGROUND: Although autism spectrum condition (ASC) is strongly genetic in origin, accumulating evidence points to the critical roles of various environmental influences … Continue reading

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Glutamate and a range of Disorders

Glutamate transporter dysfunction and major mental illnesses http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26793898 Abstract Glutamate is the main excitatory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system and plays an important role in most aspects of normal brain function. In this review, we demonstrate that various kinds … Continue reading

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Epilepsy and Autism – Autism and Epilepsy

Bidirectional association between autism spectrum disorder and epilepsy in child and adolescent patients: a population-based cohort study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26791195  Abstract This study aimed to assess whether there is a bidirectional association between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and epilepsy in child and … Continue reading

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