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Bacterial Infection , Zinc Treatment and Autism

Lipopolysaccharide Exposure Induces Maternal Hypozincemia, and Prenatal Zinc Treatment Prevents Autistic-Like Behaviors and Disturbances in the Striatal Dopaminergic and mTOR Systems of Offspring. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26218250 Abstract Autism is characterized by social deficits, repetitive behaviors, and cognitive inflexibility. The risk factors appear … Continue reading

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Zinc – The Gut Brain Axis and Autism

Zinc in Gut-Brain Interaction in Autism and Neurological Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25878905  Abstract A growing amount of research indicates that abnormalities in the gastrointestinal (GI) system during development might be a common factor in multiple neurological disorders and might be responsible for … Continue reading

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Zinc – Balancing Levels may normalize Synaptic Alterations in ASD

Effects of trace metal profiles characteristic for autism on synapses in cultured neurons. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25802764 Abstract Various recent studies revealed that biometal dyshomeostasis plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of neurological disorders such as autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Substantial evidence … Continue reading

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Zinc Homeostasis and Autism

Environmental factors in autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23346059 WG Molecular Analysis of Synaptopathies, Neurology Department, Neurocenter of Ulm University Ulm, Germany. Abstract Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by impairments in communication and social behavior, and by repetitive behaviors. Although genetic factors might … Continue reading

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Autism, Zinc, Mice and the Immune System

Infantile zinc deficiency: Association with autism spectrum disorders http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3216610/ Elucidation of the pathogenesis and effective treatment of autism spectrum disorders is one of the challenges today. In this study, we examine hair zinc concentrations for 1,967 children with autistic disorders … 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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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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Schizophrenia and Lead – Implications for Autism ?

Lead acts to trigger schizophrenia http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/ Behavioral and MRI study in mice points to a synergistic relationship between lead exposure and schizophrenia gene Mice engineered with a human gene for schizophrenia and exposed to lead during early life exhibited behaviors … Continue reading

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Mineral Deficiency, Toxic Metal Burden and Autism

Estimation of autistic children by metallomics analysis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23383369 La Belle Vie Research Laboratory, 8-4 Nihonbashi-Tomizawacho , Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Abstract Clarification of the pathogenesis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders is one of the challenges today. In this study, we … Continue reading

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More Heavy Metal and Autism

Levels of Heavy Metals and Essential Minerals in Hair Samples of Children with Autism in Oman: a Case-Control Study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23188679 Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Al-Khoudh, Oman Abstract Toxic … Continue reading

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