Monthly Archives: October 2017

Febrile Seizures and Autism – A Marker

Febrile Seizures and Epilepsy: Association With Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders in the Child and Adolescent Twin Study in Sweden. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28754226 BACKGROUND: There is a recently well-documented association between childhood epilepsy and earlysymptomaticsyndromeselicitingneurodevelopmentalclinicalexaminations (ESSENCE)┬áincluding autism spectrum disorder, but the relationship … Continue reading

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Early Life Immune Activation and ASD

Perinatal Immune Activation Produces Persistent Sleep Alterations and Epileptiform Activity in Male Mice. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28984294# Abstract Increasing evidence suggests a role for inflammation in neuropsychiatric conditions including autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Previous work in rodents has established that immune activation during … Continue reading

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Maternal Immune System linked to Autism outcome

Mum’s immune response could trigger social deficits for kids with autism https://sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/10/10/mum-s-immune-response-could-trigger-social-deficits-for-kids-wit.html Unlocking autism with applied research Children with autism are more likely to show severe social symptoms if their mother had chronic asthma or allergies while pregnant, the University … Continue reading

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