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Vitamin D: a key trigger in Autism development

You might have already been flooded by many advertisements and information about vitamin D in the media. Do you take vitamin D supplement? 7 signs and symptoms you may have a vitamin D deficiency and ...
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Maternal Inflammation, Th17 and IL-17a production: Potent disruptor of fetal brain development leading to Autism

A recent study published in the latest issue of the Journal Science (January 29 th 2016) emphasized the key role of maternal inflammation during pregnancy, that disrupts fetal brain development and ...
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Autism Solutions exist to lessen your symptoms and minimize your risks of having an autistic child

A new research published in the latest issue of the Journal Molecular Psychiatry (December 2015) puts into light the key role of uterine environment and prenatal exposure to deleterious factors in ...
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High rate of Autism in the United States: What can be done to prevent Autism?

A recent study survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health conducted in 2014 on over 11,000 children ages 3 to 17 years old estimates than 2.24% of children (1 in 45) ...
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Pregnant women with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): How can this affect fetal neurodevelopment and increase my risk of having an autistic child?

Numerous studies suggested that individuals with ASD have a family history of autoimmune diseases and highlighted the high prevalence of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) among these families. Because there ...
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Maternal inflammation during pregnancy: catalyst of autism development

In view of the many potential causes responsible for autism development, an alteration of the immune system seems to occupy a place of choice as a major event triggering the neuro developmental ...
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Diabetes in pregnant women: a population at risk for autism development in the offspring

A large number of epidemiologic studies have linked maternal lifestyle (i.e. diet, stress, exposure to alcohol or tobacco) to a higher risk for abnormal fetal development. Indeed, maternal metabolic ...
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Maternal HY-restricting HLA class II allele: possible factor involved in brain inflammation of autistic children in utero

Throughout pregnancy, maternal antibodies (IgG) can cross the placenta to provide a passive immunity towards the developing fetus whose immune system is still immature. Placenta allows the passage of ...
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Insight into MTHFR polymorphism and Autism

Many patients contact us here at BRI, worried about the risk of having a child on the Autistic Spectrum because they carry one or two mutations in a gene coding for the enzyme ...
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In utero activation of fetal genes that predispose to the development of autism are triggered by maternal inflammation

Controlling the maternal inflammation may be key to autism prevention Several lines of evidences suggest that both genetic and environmental factors contribute to autism development. A subset of ...
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Pre-eclampsia, IUGR and Autism: Their association is expected due to the same etiology for all: FAILURE TO GENERATE MATERNAL IMMUNE TOLERANCE TO THE PREGNANCY

Autism has undoubtedly a genetic component but recent accumulation of evidences shows a clear association between autism and pregnancy complications, revealing that the prenatal period is a time of ...
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