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Allergy, Inflammation and Autism

Atopic diseases and inflammation of the brain in the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders Free Full Paper http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4931610/ Abstract Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) affect as many as 1 in 45 children and are characterized by deficits in sociability and communication, … Continue reading

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Allergy and the Gut Microbiome

The role of the microbiota in preventing allergies http://www.pasteur.fr The human body is inhabited by billions of symbiotic bacteria, carrying a diversity that is unique to each individual. The microbiota is involved in many mechanisms, including digestion, vitamin synthesis and … Continue reading

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Peanut Allergy – Autism and HLA

Genome-wide association study identifies peanut allergy-specific loci and evidence of epigenetic mediation in US children. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25710614 Abstract Food allergy (FA) affects 2%-10% of US children and is a growing clinical and public health problem. Here we conduct the first genome-wide … Continue reading

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Allergy, Autoimmune Diseases and Autism – Kaiser Permanente Study

Immune Mediated Conditions in Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25681541 Abstract We conducted a case-control study among members of Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) born between 1980 and 2003 to determine the prevalence of immune-mediated conditions in individuals with autism, investigate whether … Continue reading

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Atopic Diseases / Allergy linked to ADHD and Autism.

Is atopy in early childhood a risk factor for ADHD and ASD? A longitudinal study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25280829 Abstract OBJECTIVE: Previous studies have found a temporal concordance in the increased prevalence of atopic diathesis/atopic diseases, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autistic spectrum … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria protects against Food Allergy – Clostridia induces Immune Response

Gut bacteria that protect against food allergies identified http://www.uchospitals.edu Common gut bacteria prevent sensitization to allergens in a mouse model for peanut allergy, paving the way for probiotic therapies to treat food allergies The presence of Clostridia, a common class … Continue reading

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mTor Pathway – Is this the unifying factor in Autism , Epilpesy, Immune Dysfunction and Allergy ?

Children with Autism Have Extra Synapses in Brain newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu May be possible to prune synapses with drug after diagnosis NEW YORK, NY (August 21, 2014) — Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and … Continue reading

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Autism , ADHD and the link to Allergy – Significant Higher Risk

Autistic spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and allergy: Is there a link? A nationwide study http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750946714001664 Highlights Children with ADHD or ASD had an increased risk of allergic comorbidities. Children with both ADHD and ASD had the highest risk … Continue reading

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Lower Allergy Risk – New Research Hygene Hypothesis – Johns Hopkins

Newborns Exposed to Dirt, Dander and Germs May Have Lower Allergy and Asthma Risk http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org Fast Facts: Newborns exposed to household germs, pet and rodent dander and roach allergens during their first year of life appear to have lower risk … Continue reading

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Food Allergy Doubles amongst Black Children

Food Allergy Nearly Doubles Among Black Children Papers show alarming increase and possible food allergy prediction http://www.acaai.org/allergist/news/New/Pages/FoodAllergyNearlyDoublesAmongBlackChildren.aspx ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (March 3, 2014) – Children’s food allergies are gradually increasing, but they may be as much as doubling among black … Continue reading

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