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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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Autoimmune Diseases and Autism

Family history of autoimmune diseases is associated with an increased risk of autism in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2598189 Abstract BACKGROUND: We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to summarize the current evidence on the relationship between family … Continue reading

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Maternal BMI increases risk for Autism and other health conditions.

Maternal Prepregnancy Body Mass Index and Child Psychosocial Development at 6 Years of Age. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25917989 Abstract BACKGROUND: Both obesity and developmental disabilities have increased in recent decades. Limited studies suggest associations between maternal prepregnancy obesity and child neurodevelopment. METHODS: The … Continue reading

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Autism – Cleanroom Intervention impact on Autism and Immune Dysregulation.

A cleanroom sleeping environment’s impact on markers of oxidative stress, immune dysregulation, and behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25887094 Abstract BACKGROUND: An emerging paradigm suggests children with autism display a unique pattern of environmental, genetic, and epigenetic triggers … 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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SIK1 – Epileptic Seizure Disorders and Autism

De Novo Mutations in SIK1 Cause a Spectrum of Developmental Epilepsies. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25839329 Abstract Developmental epilepsies are age-dependent seizure disorders for which genetic causes have been increasingly identified. Here we report six unrelated individuals with mutations in salt-inducible kinase 1 (SIK1) … 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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