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Endotoxins / Inflammation challenge – Social Cognition and Autism

Inflammation impairs social cognitive processing: A randomized controlled trial of endotoxin. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25770082 Abstract Neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g., autism, schizophrenia) are partially characterized by social cognitive deficits, including impairments in the ability to perceive others’ emotional states, which is an aspect of … Continue reading

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Toxins effect Great Granddaughters – Generational Stress

Exposure to Toxins Makes Great Granddaughters More Susceptible to Stress http://cns.utexas.edu/news/exposure-to-toxins-makes-great-granddaughters-more-susceptible-to-stress Scientists have known that toxic effects of substances known as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), found in both natural and human-made materials, can pass from one generation to the next, … Continue reading

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Aging Placentas, Pre term Births and Environmental Toxins

UTMB study discovers cause of many preterm births http://www.utmb.edu Researchers exposed fetal membranes to cigarette smoke, triggering premature aging of placenta  A new study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first to show … Continue reading

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Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Developmental Toxins.

Neurobehavioural effects of developmental toxicity. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24556010 Abstract Neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia, and other cognitive impairments, affect millions of children worldwide, and some diagnoses seem to be increasing in frequency. Industrial chemicals that injure the developing brain … Continue reading

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Toxins , Genetic Susceptibility and Autism

Toxicity of the Flame-retardant BDE-49 on Brain Mitochondria and Neurons Enhanced by a PTEN-deficient Background. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23288049 Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine. Abstract Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) represent an important group of flame-retardants extensively used, which tonnage in … Continue reading

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Environment , toxins , genes and autism.

Using mouse models of autism spectrum disorders to study the neurotoxicology of gene-environment interactions. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23010509 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95618, United States. Electronic address: jschwartzer@ucdavis.edu. Abstract To … Continue reading

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Environmental Toxins and Future Generations just got complicated

I have written previously about epigentic inheritance previously see category link. This study presents new findings from researchers based at Washington University.The implications for health are enormous. Toxicants cause ovarian disease across generations http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=31607&TypeID=1 PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University … Continue reading

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Toxicant Exposure and Autism – The Maternal Environment

The plausibility of maternal toxicant exposure and nutritional status as contributing factors to the risk of autism spectrum disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26613405 Abstract Recent research suggests the maternal environment may be especially important for the risk of developing autism spectrum disorders (ASD). … Continue reading

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Autism – Cleanroom Intervention impact on Autism and Immune Dysregulation.

A cleanroom sleeping environment’s impact on markers of oxidative stress, immune dysregulation, and behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25887094 Abstract BACKGROUND: An emerging paradigm suggests children with autism display a unique pattern of environmental, genetic, and epigenetic triggers … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease , Bacteria and Intestinal Lining – Implications for Autism ?

 ‘Normal’ Bacteria Vital for Keeping Intestinal Lining Intact  http://www.einstein.yu.edu August 1, 2014 — (BRONX, NY) — Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that bacteria that aid in digestion help keep the intestinal lining intact. … Continue reading

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