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Inflammation linked to Neural Overgrowth in Autism

UCLA study finds link between neural stem cell overgrowth and autism-like behavior in mice Mark Wheeler | October 09, 2014 http://newsroom.ucla.edu People with autism spectrum disorder often experience a period of accelerated brain growth after birth. No one knows why, … Continue reading

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Neonatal Inflammation linked to Anxiety and Depression in Adolescence / Adulthood

Inflammation early in life is a vulnerability factor for emotional behavior at adolescence and for lipopolysaccharide-induced spatial memory and neurogenesis alteration at adulthood http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/11/1/155/abstract Abstract (provisional) – Full Paper at Link Background The postnatal period is a critical time window … Continue reading

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Brain Neuroinflammation and Memory

Brain inflammation dramatically disrupts memory retrieval networks, UCI study finds http://news.uci.edu/press-releases/brain-inflammation-dramatically-disrupts-memory-retrieval-networks-uci-study-finds/ Research sheds light on cognitive losses seen with chemotherapy, autoimmune diseases Irvine, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 — Brain inflammation can rapidly disrupt our ability to retrieve complex memories of … Continue reading

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Aspirin – More Effects on Inflammation

Aspirin, Take Two  http://health.ucsd.edu White blood cell research shows how causing and conquering inflammation are inextricably linked  Hugely popular non-steroidal anti-inflammation drugs like aspirin, naproxen (marketed as Aleve) and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) all work by inhibiting or killing an enzyme … Continue reading

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Inflammation in Maternal Blood – C-reactive Protein as a Biomarker for Schizophrenia

Study Shows Link Between Inflammation in Maternal Blood and Schizophrenia in Offspring http://www.mailman.columbia.edu July 7, 2014 — Maternal inflammation as indicated by the presence in maternal blood of early gestational C-reactive protein—an established inflammatory biomarker—appears to be associated with greater … Continue reading

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Inflammation, Febrile Seizures and Epilepsy

Inflammatory processes, febrile seizures, and subsequent epileptogenesis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24955071 Abstract Febrile seizures (FS) are the most common type of seizures in infants and preschool children. Inflammatory mediators, which are known triggers of fever, have also been implicated as contributors to the … Continue reading

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Epilepsy and Inflammation

Epilepsy and inflammation in the brain: overview and pathophysiology. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24955068 Abstract The possibility that inflammatory processes in the brain contribute to the etiopathogenesis of seizures and the establishment of a chronic epileptic focus is increasingly recognized as a result of … Continue reading

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TAK-242 / TLR-4 – Neuroinflammation

Toll-like 4 receptor inhibitor TAK-242 decreases neuroinflammation in rat brain frontal cortex after stress http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/11/1/8/abstract The innate immune response is the first line of defence against invading microorganisms and it is also activated in different neurologic/neurodegenerative pathological scenarios. As a … Continue reading

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Adipokines in Autism – Inflammation

Changes in Adipokine Levels in Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24401207 Abstract Background and Objective: The etiopathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is largely unknown, but it seems to involve dysfunction in several biological systems. Among many possible biological pathways, the immune … Continue reading

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Biomarkers of Neuroinflammation – Autism – GABA, Oxytocin and IFI16

Association of social and cognitive impairment and biomarkers in autism spectrum disorders http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/11/1/4/abstract# Full Paper at Link Objectives The neurological basis for autism is still not fully understood, and the role of the interaction between neuro-inflammation and neurotransmission impairment needs … Continue reading

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