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. 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. 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 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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