Recent Posts in maternal autoimmune disease Category

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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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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Maternal folate receptors autoantibodies: Potential factors reducing folate transport and involved in ASD development

The importance of folate intake during pregnancy has been largely described. Indeed folate is essential to multiple processes including DNA synthesis and methylation, two processes involved in the ...
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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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