Search Results for: Immune

Infant Antibiotics – Infectious Diseases, Allergies , Autoimmune Diseases.

Infant antibiotic use linked to adult diseases http://discover.umn.edu/news/science-technology/infant-antibiotic-use-linked-adult-diseases New study may lead to recommendations for antibiotic usage and a clinical test for measuring gut microbe development in children  A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota has … 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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Epilepsy and Autism – New Understandings – Single Immune Challenge.

Autism-epilepsy connection explored in four studies https://www.aesnet.org/ Epilepsy affects nearly 30 percent of all people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurobehavioral condition marked by impaired social and language development. Conversely, many patients with epilepsy display ASD-like behavior. Recent studies … Continue reading

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Autism – Social Deficits driven by expression of Immune Gene Networks

Association of brain immune genes with social behavior of inbred mouse strains  http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/12/1/75  Background Social deficit is one of the core symptoms of neuropsychiatric diseases, in which immune genes play an important role. Although a few immune genes have been … Continue reading

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Maternal Immune Activation and Neuropathology in Nonhuman Primates

Preliminary evidence of neuropathology in nonhuman primates prenatally exposed to maternal immune activation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25816799 Abstract Maternal infection during pregnancy increases the risk for neurodevelopmental disorders in offspring. Rodent models have played a critical role in establishing maternal immune activation (MIA) … 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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Maternal Immune Activation and Hyperactive Immune Response

Maternal Lipopolysaccharide Exposure Promotes Immunological Functional Changes in Adult Offspring CD4+ T Cells. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25640465 Abstract PROBLEM: Maternal immune activation (MIA) is a risk factor for autism and schizophrenia. However, how MIA affects offspring immune function remains unknown. METHOD OF STUDY: … Continue reading

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Salivary Biomarkers – point to role of Gastrointestinal and Immune disturbances in Autism

A Pilot Proteomic Analysis of Salivary Biomarkers in Autism Spectrum Disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25626423 Abstract Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) prevalence is increasing, with current estimates at 1/68-1/50 individuals diagnosed with an ASD. Diagnosis is based on behavioral assessments. Early diagnosis and intervention … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Disorders and neuronal, immune and histone pathways

Psychiatric genome-wide association study analyses implicate neuronal, immune and histone pathways http://www.nature.com Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of psychiatric disorders have identified multiple genetic associations with such disorders, but better methods are needed to derive the underlying biological mechanisms that these … Continue reading

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Environment not Genes – Immune System Variation

Environment, not genes, plays starring role in human immune variation, study finds http://med.stanford.edu Improving gene-sequencing technologies have focused immunologists’ attention on the role of genes in diseases. But it appears the environment is an even greater factor in the human … Continue reading

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