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Inflammation Crucial in Disease – Implications for Autism

Controlling inflammation to reduce chronic disease risk http://www.alphagalileo.org 07 August 2015 ILSI Europe An unresolved inflammatory response is likely to be involved from the early stages of disease development. Controlling inflammation is crucial to human health and a key future … Continue reading

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Allergy and the Gut Microbiome

The role of the microbiota in preventing allergies http://www.pasteur.fr The human body is inhabited by billions of symbiotic bacteria, carrying a diversity that is unique to each individual. The microbiota is involved in many mechanisms, including digestion, vitamin synthesis and … Continue reading

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Probiotics as treatment for Allergic Diseases

Perinatal probiotic supplementation in the prevention of allergy related disease: 6 year follow up of a randomised controlled trial http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-5945/15/13 Full Paper at Link Abstract Background Perinatal probiotics supplementation has been shown to be effective in the primary prevention of atopic … Continue reading

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Repeated courses of antibiotics may profoundly alter children’s development II

Repeated courses of antibiotics may profoundly alter children’s development http://www.med.nyu.edu/ A new animal study by NYU Langone Medical Center researchers adds to growing evidence that multiple courses of commonly used antibiotics may have a significant impact on children’s development. In … Continue reading

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Particulates increase Autism Risk

Fine particulate matter and the risk of autism spectrum disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25957837 Abstract The causes of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are not well known. Recent investigations have suggested that air pollution, including PM2.5, may play a role in the onset of … 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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Air Pollution and Cognitive / Behavioral Impairment

Prenatal Exposure to Common Air Pollutants Linked to Cognitive and Behavioral Impairment http://www.chla.org Everyday pollutants in and outside the home can be bad for the environment…and bad for your baby’s brain LOS ANGELES (March 25, 2015)- Researchers at the Institute … Continue reading

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Psychiatric comorbidities and Asperger’s – Immune System Relationship ?

Psychiatric comorbidities in asperger syndrome and high functioning autism: diagnostic challenges http://www.annals-general-psychiatry.com/content/11/1/16/abstract Full Provisional PDF available at link Several psychiatric conditions, both internalizing and externalizing, have been documented in comorbidity with Asperger Syndrome (AS) and High Functioning Autism (HFA). In … Continue reading

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