Posts Tagged "autism spectrum disorder"

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 19, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show)

Posted on Apr 3, 2019 in Autism, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 19, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Clinical trials have shown an association between the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and maternal immune activation (MIA), an active immune response after an infectious exposure during pregnancy, but this study is the first one to examine its link to an increase in behavioral abnormalities in children. The connection between ASD and MIA is still largely unknown but research suggests than an immune system-mediated subtype of ASD is...

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Study links autistic children back to mothers who had chronic respiratory ailments, inflammation during pregnancy

Posted on Nov 23, 2018 in Autism

(Natural News) Clinical trials have shown an association between the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and maternal immune activation (MIA), an active immune response after an infectious exposure during pregnancy, but this study is the first one to examine its link to an increase in behavioral abnormalities in children. The connection between ASD and MIA is still largely unknown but research suggests than an immune system-mediated subtype of ASD is triggered by changes in the cellular activity such as antibody levels in the mother and/or child. Animal models have revealed that MIA is a risk...

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Assessing antidepressant exposure during pregnancy and Autism-like behavior in mouse pups

Posted on Oct 10, 2018 in Autism

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 2, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show Maternal use of the antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac) can alter the brain circuits in her offspring that control behaviors reminiscent of autism spectrum disorder, suggests a study in mice published in eNeuro. These results have no immediate bearing on the treatment of depression in pregnant women. Medications that increase availability of serotonin in the brain—selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)—are commonly prescribed to treat mood disorders in pregnant women....

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The Global Epidemic of Mercury Toxicity and Autism

Posted on Mar 13, 2018 in Autism, Heavy Metals, Vaccines

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 30, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show The Interwoven Global Epidemics of Mercury Toxicity and Autism by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. World Mercury Project In nature, toxic metals generally are bound with other elements rather than being present in their pure form. However, with the advent of large-scale industrial processes to extract metals from naturally occurring compounds, humans let the genie out of the bottle, contributing significantly to the distribution of mercury, aluminum and other heavy metals in the...

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