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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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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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Risperidone and Inflammation : Positive implications for Autism

Risperidone normalizes increased inflammatory parameters and restores anti-inflammatory pathways in a model of neuroinflammation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22176740 Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain. Abstract Inflammation, caused by both external and endogenous factors, has been implicated as a main … Continue reading

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Maternal Infection, Autism and central dopamine (DA) system.

Effect of maternal lipopolysaccharide administration on the development of dopaminergic receptors and transporter in the rat offspring. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23349891 Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, and Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Abstract Epidemiological evidence supports … Continue reading

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Maternal Infection, a Mouse and Autism.

Aberrant Cerebellar Neurotrophin-3 Expression Induced by Lipopolysaccharide Exposure During Brain Development. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23319369 Department of Integrative Physiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-39-22 Showa-machi, Maebashi, Gunma, 371-8511, Japan. Abstract Autism is a developmental disorder affecting communication, social interaction, motor skills, … Continue reading

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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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Bacterial Infections, PPARγ Pathway and Pioglitazone

Research on Clostridium difficile infection yields promising new drug target http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/11/113012-vbi-josepclostridium.html BLACKSBURG, Va., Nov. 30, 2012 – Researchers in the Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have discovered how a common diarrhea-causing bacterium sends the body’s … Continue reading

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Immune System – Autism and Schizophrenia

Immune system gene dysregulation in autism and schizophrenia. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22753382 “Gene*environment interactions play critical roles in the emergence of autism and schizophrenia pathophysiology. In both disorders, recent genetic association studies have provided evidence for disease-linked variation in immune system genes and … Continue reading

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Asperger’s and Schizophrenia

The relationship between Asperger’s syndrome and schizophrenia in adolescence. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23065028 Eteva the Joint Municipal Authority for Disability Services, Kokontie 18, 04200, Kerava, Finland. Asperger’s syndrome (AS), a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), has nowadays been widely advocated in media. Therefore, psychiatrists … Continue reading

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Beneficial Microbes and Disease II

Pathobionts of the Gastrointestinal Microbiota and Inflammatory Disease Janet Chow,1 Haiqing Tang,1 and Sarkis K. Mazmanian1,* Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 91125 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3426444/ Abstract Our immune system is charged with the vital mission of identifying invading … Continue reading

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