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Co-occurring Conditions and Autism

Classification System Based on Co-Occurring Conditions May Provide Insight Into Autism Data analysis also probes relationship between autism, gastrointestinal problems, and antibiotic use https://news.rpi.edu/content/2019/05/31/classification-system-based-co-occurring-conditions-may-provide-insight-autism TROY, N.Y – Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are often affected by co-occurring conditions, such … Continue reading

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Early Life Immune Activation and ASD

Perinatal Immune Activation Produces Persistent Sleep Alterations and Epileptiform Activity in Male Mice. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28984294# Abstract Increasing evidence suggests a role for inflammation in neuropsychiatric conditions including autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Previous work in rodents has established that immune activation during … Continue reading

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Epilepsy and Reactive Astrocytes

Epilepsy has been found to reduce the generation of new neurons http://www.ehu.eus International research is exploring the potential of neural stem cells in future therapies to fight the disease Amanda Sierra and Juan Manuel Encinas, Ikerbasque researchers at the Achucarro … Continue reading

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Major Histocompatibility Complex and Epilepsy – Autism Implications ?

Differential expression of major histocompatibility complex class I in developmental glioneuronal lesions http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/10/1/12/abstract Department of (Neuro)Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands Full PDF at link Abstract (provisional) The expression of the major … Continue reading

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“Volume Control” in Brain Memory, Learning , Seizures and Autism.

Newly Found ‘Volume Control’ in Brain Promotes Learning, Memory http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130109124154.htm Jan. 9, 2013 — Scientists have long wondered how nerve cell activity in the brain’s hippocampus, the epicenter for learning and memory, is controlled — too much synaptic communication between … Continue reading

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Glucose Metabolism, Cytotoxic T lymphocytes and mTOR

Cellular Metabolism Arms T Cells to Battle Viruses and Tumors http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121224113420.htm Dec. 24, 2012 — New research demonstrates that the cellular metabolism of certain immune cells is closely linked to their function, which includes protecting against viral infections and the … Continue reading

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uPAR, Epilepsy and Autism

Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator Receptor Modulates Epileptogenesis in Mouse Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23263886 Department of Neurobiology, A. I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, University of Eastern Finland Abstract Mutation in Plaur gene encoding urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR) results … 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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CDKL5 – MECP2 and a Mouse

Loss of CDKL5 disrupts kinome profile and event-related potentials leading to autistic-like phenotypes in mice. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23236174 Departments of Genetics, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Pharmacology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Abstract Mutations in the X-linked … Continue reading

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Sleep Disorders – Another Schizophrenia / Autism linkage ?

Could Poor Sleep Contribute to Symptoms of Schizophrenia? http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2012/8943.html Press release issued 15 November 2012 Neuroscientists studying the link between poor sleep and schizophrenia have found that irregular sleep patterns and desynchronised brain activity during sleep could trigger some of … Continue reading

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