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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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Autism – Social Deficits driven by expression of Immune Gene Networks

Association of brain immune genes with social behavior of inbred mouse strains  http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/12/1/75  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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Chronic Inflammation – Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Hippocampal Neurogenesis

Chronic intestinal inflammation alters hippocampal neurogenesis http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/12/1/65/abstract Background Adult neurogenesis in the subgranular zone of the hippocampus is involved in learning, memory, and mood control. Decreased hippocampal neurogenesis elicits significant behavioral changes, including cognitive impairment and depression. Inflammatory bowel disease … Continue reading

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Gastrointestinal Disorders 2.5x higher in ASD children.

Autistic Children More Likely to Have GI Issues in Early Life   http://www.mailman.columbia.edu Large Study Finds GI Symptoms Appear in Infancy and Persist Through Age 3 March 25, 2015—Scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health report that children … Continue reading

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Diabetes Type 1 , Bacteria and Autism

Gut microbiota in children with type 1 diabetes differs from that in healthy children: a case-control study http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/11/46/abstract Background A recent study using a rat model found significant differences at the time of diabetes onset in the bacterial communities responsible … Continue reading

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Synthetic Poop : Can it assist in Autism ?

Synthetic ‘Poop’ Can Cure C. difficile Infection, Study Finds http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/2013/01/post_229.html January 09, 2013 – News Release A synthetic “poop” developed at the University of Guelph can cure nasty gastrointestinal infections caused by Clostridium difficile, a toxin-producing bacterium. A study on … Continue reading

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Microbial Treatments in Autism

Microbial ecosystems therapeutics: a new paradigm in medicine? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23257018 Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases / GI Diseases Research Unit, Queen’s University, Kingston General Hospital, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V7, Canada. Abstract Increasing evidence indicates that the … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia and the Immune System – Atopic Disorders

Schizophrenia in patients with atopic disorders with particular emphasis on asthma: a Danish population-based study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22391212 OBJECTIVE: Autoimmune diseases and infections have been associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia that could be rooted in inflammatory mechanisms. However, other diseases … Continue reading

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