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Infant Antibiotics – Infectious Diseases, Allergies , Autoimmune Diseases.

Infant antibiotic use linked to 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. 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 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  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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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 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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