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Febrile Seizures and Autism – A Marker

Febrile Seizures and Epilepsy: Association With Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders in the Child and Adolescent Twin Study in Sweden. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28754226 BACKGROUND: There is a recently well-documented association between childhood epilepsy and earlysymptomaticsyndromeselicitingneurodevelopmentalclinicalexaminations (ESSENCE) including autism spectrum disorder, but the relationship … Continue reading

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Maternal Immune System linked to Autism outcome

Mum’s immune response could trigger social deficits for kids with autism https://sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/10/10/mum-s-immune-response-could-trigger-social-deficits-for-kids-wit.html Unlocking autism with applied research Children with autism are more likely to show severe social symptoms if their mother had chronic asthma or allergies while pregnant, the University … 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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Zinc – The Gut Brain Axis and Autism

Zinc in Gut-Brain Interaction in Autism and Neurological Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25878905  Abstract A growing amount of research indicates that abnormalities in the gastrointestinal (GI) system during development might be a common factor in multiple neurological disorders and might be responsible for … 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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New Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

New strategy prevents rheumatoid arthritis in mice http://www.dana-farber.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/New-strategy-prevents-rheumatoid-arthritis-in-mice.aspx Infusions of regulatory T cells turn off autoimmune attack on joints Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have demonstrated a new strategy for treating autoimmune disease that successfully blocked the development of rheumatoid arthritis … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Cytokines and Autism : A Relationship

Association of IL-12p70 and IL-6:IL-10 ratio with autism-related behaviors in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: a preliminary report. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23353117 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, USA. Abstract 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS) is a genetic disorder that conveys a significant risk … Continue reading

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