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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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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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New Jersey and Autism – 2% is the new 1% – and boys ?

Rise in New Jersey Autism Prevalence Is Documented in New Study http://www.umdnj.edu/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/hpappweb/newsroom.cgi?month=12&day=17&year=12headline=Rise+in+New+Jersey+Autism+Prevalence+Is+Documented+in+New+Study Results are in line with trends elsewhere in the country NEWARK – Newly published research led by Walter Zahorodny, PhD, of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of … Continue reading

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Genetic Adaptation , Mutation , Environmental Stress – Implications for Autism.

Gene network illuminates stress, mutation and adaptation responses http://www.bcm.edu/news/item.cfm?newsID=6572 HOUSTON — (December 6, 2012) — For much of her professional life, Dr. Susan Rosenberg has studied the puzzling response of bacteria to stress and the mutations that result. In the … Continue reading

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Helminths , Colitis and Autism

Probiotic Worm Treatment May Improve Symptoms of Colitis by Restoring Gut Bacteria to Healthy State http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121115172030.htm ScienceDaily (Nov. 15, 2012) — A new study on monkeys with chronic diarrhea that were treated by microscopic parasite worm (helminth) eggs has provided … Continue reading

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New Treatment and Insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Elafin Protein protects against inflammatory diseases http://english.inserm.fr/press-area/new-bacteria-to-fight-against-intestinal-inflammation Nathalie Vergnolle, director of research at Inserm, and her team at the Centre for Physiopathology at Toulouse Purpan (CPTP Inserm / Université Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier /CNRS), with Philippe Langella director of … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia and Inflammation – Links to Autism

Inflammation and Cognition in Schizophrenia Press Release – Elsevier http://www.elsevier.com/about/press-releases/research-and-journals/inflammation-and-cognition-in-schizophrenia Philadelphia, PA, November 1, 2012 – There are a growing number of clues that immune and inflammatory mechanisms are important for the biology of schizophrenia. In a new study in … Continue reading

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Toxic Metals and Autism – German Research

Toxic Metals and Essential Elements in Hair and Severity of Symptoms among Children with Autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23118818 International Board of Clinical Metal Toxicology & German Medical Association of Clinical Metal Toxicology, Hersbruck, Germany. Abstract Objective: The objective of this study was … Continue reading

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Early vs Late ASD – The Importance of Parents.

Distinct developmental PATTERNS identified in children with autism During their first three years https://www.kennedykrieger.org/overview/news/distinct-developmental-patterns-identified-children-autism-during-their-first-three-ye BALTIMORE, Md. (October 30, 2012) – In the largest prospective study to date of children with early and later manifestation of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) compared … 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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