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Pregnancy Weight Gain and Autism – Inflammation / Hormones Link ?

New Study Examines Link Between Pregnancy Weight Gain, Autism Spectrum Disorders University of Utah researchers build on prior research by identifying an association between autism spectrum disorder risk and prenatal weight gain. http://healthcare.utah.edu/publicaffairs/news/current/102813-autismstudy.html Can gaining weight during pregnancy provide clues … Continue reading

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Neuroinflammation in Autism – Mouse Model

Altered Peripheral and Central Inflammatory Responses in a Mouse Model of Autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24124122 Abstract Increasing clinical and experimental evidence links immune and inflammatory alterations with the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Autistic individuals show signs of neuroinflammation, altered inflammatory … Continue reading

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Inflammation, Secondary Insults : Schizophrenia and Autism

Combination of prenatal immune challenge and restraint stress affects prepulse inhibition and dopaminergic/GABAergic markers. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23697796 Abstract Gestational immune challenge with the viral-like antigen poly I:C is a well-established neurodevelopmental model of schizophrenia. However, exposure to inflammation during early life may … Continue reading

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Immune-Endocrine Axis in Gut in Relation to Inflammation – IL13 – Serotonin

Interleukin 13 and serotonin: linking the immune and endocrine systems in murine models of intestinal inflammation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24015275 Abstract OBJECTIVE: Infiltration of activated immune cells and increased cytokine production define the immunophenotype of gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation. In addition, intestinal inflammation is … Continue reading

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Elevated Plasma C-Reactive Protein and Schizophrenia – Inflammation

Elevated C-Reactive Protein Associated With Late- and Very-Late-Onset Schizophrenia in the General Population: A Prospective Study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23996346 Abstract Background: Individuals with autoimmune diseases and severe infections have persistent or acutely elevated inflammatory biomarkers and increased risk of schizophrenia. We tested … Continue reading

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Immune Activation – Mania – Inflammation

A combined marker of inflammation in individuals with mania. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24019926 Abstract BACKGROUND: Markers of immune activation have been associated with mania but have not been examined in combination. We studied the association between mania and an inflammation score based on … Continue reading

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COX-2 – Schizophrenia – Depression – Inflammation Treatment

The role of anti-inflammatory treatment in psychiatric disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24048400 Abstract Anti-inflammatory treatment could be expected to show positive effects in the subgroup of psychiatric patients who show signs of inflammation, i.e. an increase in proinflammatory cytokines and PGE2. Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) … Continue reading

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Inflammation in the BTBR Mouse Model of Autism – UC Davis

Inflammatory macrophage phenotype in BTBR T+tf/J mice. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24062633 The MIND Institute, University of California Davis, CA, USA ; Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California Davis, CA, USA. Abstract Although autism is a behaviorally defined disorder, many studies … Continue reading

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Inflammation, Serotonin and Mutant Rats

Altered inflammatory responsiveness in serotonin transporter mutant rats http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/10/1/116/abstract Abstract (provisional) Background Growing evidence suggests that alterations of the inflammatory/immune system contribute to the pathogenesis of depression. Indeed, depressed patients exhibit increased levels of inflammatory markers in both the periphery … Continue reading

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The Immune System , Inflammation and Behaviour Disorders

Children with behavioral problems more at risk of inflammation http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/ Inflammation could provide early warning sign for disease later in life Children with behavioral problems may be at risk of many chronic diseases in adulthood including heart disease, obesity, diabetes, … Continue reading

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