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Folate, Fathers and Autism

You are what your father eats http://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/you-are-what-your-father-eats-231995 McGill study suggests that a father’s diet before conception plays a crucial role in the health of his offspring Mothers get all the attention. But a study led by McGill researcher Sarah Kimmins … Continue reading

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Folate Deficiency – 5 Generations – Epigentic Inheritance – Implications for Autism

Mutation in Folate Metabolism Causes Epigenetic Instability and Transgenerational Effects on Development http://www.cell.com/abstract/S0092-8674%2813%2901093-3 Graphical and Video Presentation at link – A must. Highlights Mutation in the Mtrr gene causes abnormal folate metabolism in mice Mtrr genotype of maternal grandparent affects … Continue reading

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Folate , B12 Treatment for Schizophrenia- Lessons for Autism

Folate and Vitamin B12 Reduce Disabling Schizophrenia Symptoms in Some Patients Mar. 6, 2013 — Adding the dietary supplements folate and vitamin B12 to treatment with antipsychotic medication improved a core symptom component of schizophrenia in a study of more … Continue reading

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Folate and Autism : Two studies

Clinical recognition and aspects of the cerebral folate deficiency syndromes. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23314536 We characterized cerebral folate deficiency (CFD) as any neuro-psychiatric condition associated with low spinal fluid (CSF) N5-methyltetrahydrofolate (MTHF) but normal folate status outside the central nervous system (CNS). The … Continue reading

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UC Davis MIND Institute – Folate reduces Autism Risk

Folic acid intake during early pregnancy associated with reduced risk of autism in offspring http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/6677 (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A new study by researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute suggests that women who consume the recommended daily dosage of folic … Continue reading

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Folate and Autism

Maternal periconceptional folic acid intake and risk of autism spectrum disorders and developmental delay in the CHARGE (CHildhood Autism Risks from Genetics and Environment) case-control study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22648721 Periconceptional folate is essential for proper neurodevelopment. OBJECTIVE: Maternal folic acid intake was … Continue reading

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Maternal Care – Key to Autism

Obesity, Diabetes in Mom Increases Risk of Autism in Child http://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/obesity-diabetes-in-mom-increases-risk-of-autism-in-child.html New study offers new evidence that autism spectrum disorder risks may begin in utero Children born to obese women with diabetes are more than four times as likely to … 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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Inflammation Crucial in Disease – Implications for Autism

Controlling inflammation to reduce chronic disease risk http://www.alphagalileo.org 07 August 2015 ILSI Europe An unresolved inflammatory response is likely to be involved from the early stages of disease development. Controlling inflammation is crucial to human health and a key future … Continue reading

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Treatments for biomedical abnormalities associated with autism spectrum disorder.

Treatments for biomedical abnormalities associated with autism spectrum disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25019065 Abstract Recent studies point to the effectiveness of novel treatments that address physiological abnormalities associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This is significant because safe and effective treatments for ASD … Continue reading

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