Tag Archives: IL-6
Several people have inquired about a new paper tying abnormalities in the placenta with an autism outcome in the offspring. This work involved a collaboration between Cheryl Walker and colleagues at UC Davis and Harvey Kliman at Yale in which … Continue reading
Alan Brown, an epidemiologist at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, has provided critical evidence establishing maternal infection as a risk factor for schizophrenia in the offspring. He has now turned his attention to autism. In a paper published … Continue reading
4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 16,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.
At the PANDAS meeting last week in Irvine, my Swedish publisher, Gunilla Gerland of Pauvus Utbildning, told me about 2 new articles on Toxoplasma gondii infection, which are of interest in light of the discussion in Chap. 5 of my … Continue reading
Interesting post from asdresearchinitiative.
Last year, Brian Miller and colleagues at the Georgia Health Sciences University reported a meta-analysis of cytokine alterations in the serum of schizophrenia (Sz) subjects. This type of study synthesizes findings from many papers in the literature, in this case … Continue reading
A new paper from the MIND Institute and UC Davis links pre-pregnancy obesity (>198 lbs) and excessive weight gain during pregnancy (>40 lbs) with increased risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or developmental delay in the offspring. In the population … Continue reading