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Prenatal Infection and Autism

Prenatal Infection and Autism Spectrum Disorders in Childhood: A Population-Based Case-Control Study in Taiwan. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25989831 Infection in pregnancy has long been linked with negative postnatal development and health. This study aims to assess the association between prenatal infections and autism … Continue reading

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Birth, Brains and Proteins – Yale – Autism implications.

Natural birth — but not C-section — triggers brain boosting proteins http://news.yale.edu/2012/08/08/natural-birth-not-c-section-triggers-brain-boosting-proteins Vaginal birth triggers the expression of a protein in the brains of newborns that improves brain development and function in adulthood, according to a new study by Yale … Continue reading

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