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Top 40 Research Articles of 2012 – Autism

Top 40 Research Articles – ( 40 / 350) The research that asdresearchinitiative believes has contributed greatly to our understanding of ASD and most significantly the care of ASD children. 2012 may be seen by future generations as a breakthrough … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s alleviated in Mice – Autism Implications ?

Alzheimer’s Disease in Mice Alleviated Promising Therapeutic Approach for Humans http://www.mediadesk.uzh.ch/articles/2012/alzheimer-erkrankung-bei-maeusen-gemildert–aussichtsreicher-therapieansatz-fuer-menschen_en.html Pathological changes typical of Alzheimer’s disease were significantly reduced in mice by blockade of an immune system transmitter. A research team from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the University … Continue reading

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A brain is a brain is a brain … but what about me ? Implications for Autism.

Human Brains Share a Consistent Genetic Blueprint and Possess Enormous Biochemical Complexity First extensive analysis of Allen Human Brain Atlas published in Nature has implications for basic understanding of the human brain and for medicine http://www.alleninstitute.org/Media/documents/press_releases/2012_0919_PressRelease_Nature_AllenHumanBrainAtlas.html View/download PDF September 19, … Continue reading

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Inflammation and Schizophrenia

Elevated levels of circulating IL-18BP and perturbed regulation of IL-18 in schizophrenia Abstract (provisional) Background The pleiotropic pro-inflammatory cytokine Interleukin (IL)-18 has been proposed to play a role in schizophrenia, since elevated circulating levels of its protein and altered frequencies … Continue reading

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Parasites, Inflammation and Suicide

Common parasite may trigger suicide attempts http://news.msu.edu/story/common-parasite-may-trigger-suicide-attempts/ University of Michigan – Press Release EAST LANSING, Mich. — A parasite thought to be harmless and found in many people may actually be causing subtle changes in the brain, leading to suicide … Continue reading

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Heart Disease Vaccine – Autism Implications.

HEALTH: Heart disease vaccine may be possible, study suggests Press Release http://www.liai.org/pages/news-releases_aug_13_2012  A Vaccine for Heart Disease? La Jolla Institute Discovery Points Up This Possibility Researcher finds autoimmune response contributes to inflammation in the artery wall SAN DIEGO – (August … Continue reading

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Long term effects of perinatal inflammation

Long-term cerebral effects of perinatal inflammation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22885003 Abstract Perinatal inflammation can lead to fetal/neonatal inflammatory syndrome, a risk factor for brain lesions, especially in the white matter. Perinatal inflammation is associated with increased incidence of cerebral palsy in humans and … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s and Systemic Infection.

Systemic immune challenges trigger and drive Alzheimer-like neuropathology in mice http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/9/1/151/abstract Background Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent form of age-related dementia, and its effect on society increases exponentially as the population ages. Accumulating evidence suggests that neuroinflammation, mediated … Continue reading

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