Category Archives: Toxins

The Gut – Beneficial Virus and Bacteria – Implications for Autism ?

Natural Gut Viruses Join Bacterial “Cousins” in Maintaining Health and Fighting Infections http://communications.med.nyu.edu Study in mice suggests “virome” as helpful as “microbiome” in people, too Microbiologists at NYU Langone Medical Center say they have what may be the first strong … Continue reading

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ADHD and Pollution – Impact on Autism.

 ADHD-Air Pollution Link  http://www.mailman.columbia.edu Breathing Dirty Air During Pregnancy Raises Odds of Childhood ADHD-Related Behavior Problems Nov. 5, 2014—Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAH, a component of air pollution, raises the odds of behavior problems associated with attention … Continue reading

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What’s in the Air – Autism meets Pollution

Association between air toxics and childhood autism http://www.upmc.com PITTSBURGH, Oct. 22, 2014 – Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were more likely to have been exposed to higher levels of certain air toxics during their mothers’ pregnancies and the first … Continue reading

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Particulate Matter Exposure, Prenatal and Postnatal Windows of Susceptibility, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Particulate Matter Exposure, Prenatal and Postnatal Windows of Susceptibility, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www4.uwm.edu A researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has added to a growing body of evidence that links autism to air pollutants such as those generated … Continue reading

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Sensory Abnormalities, Propionic Acid , Autism and the Double Hit Hypothesis

Sexually dimorphic effects of prenatal exposure to lipopolysaccharide, and prenatal and postnatal exposure to propionic acid, on acoustic startle response and prepulse inhibition in adolescent rats: Relevance to autism spectrum disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25300465 Abstract Potential environmental risk factors for autism spectrum … Continue reading

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Particulate Matter, Pregnancy and Autism.

Particulate Matter Exposure, Prenatal and Postnatal Windows of Susceptibility, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25286049 BACKGROUND:: Recent studies suggest that exposure to traffic-related air pollutants, including particulate matter (PM), is associated with autism spectrum disorder (autism). METHODS:: Children with autism were … Continue reading

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Air Pollution in Sweden not a Risk Factor for Autism

Exposure to Air Pollution From Traffic and Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Swedish Twins. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25229653 Abstract Background: Recent studies have reported associations between air pollution exposure and neurodevelopmental disorders in children, but the role of pre- and postnatal exposure has not been … Continue reading

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Leaky Gut in Autoimmune Disease – New Research in MS

Intestinal barrier damage in multiple sclerosis http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se 04 September 2014 Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have published new research findings on the role of the intestinal barrier in the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis (MS). Within medical science, it is … 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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