Allergies More Common in Kids With Autism

FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 -- Children with autism are more likely to also have a food, respiratory or skin allergy, new research suggests. What's not clear from the new study, however, is whether there's a common cause behind these conditions. " More...
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Title: Allergies More Common in Kids With AutismCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/11/2018 12:00:00 AM
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Food allergies are two-and-a-half times more common among children with autism than others, a University of Iowa study finds, adding evidence to the theory that autism is an autoimmune condition.
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FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 -- Common allergic conditions, especially food allergy, are associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, according to a study published online June 8 in JAMA Network Open. Guifeng Xu, M.D., from the University of...
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(University of Iowa) A new study from the University of Iowa and published by the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more than twice as likely to suffer from a food allergy than children who do not have ASD.
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(JAMA Network) Food and other types of allergies are more likely to be reported in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than in children without ASD but the underlying reasons for this association aren't clear.
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Abstract PURPOSE: The effects of air pollutants have been receiving increased attention both clinically and in the media. One such pollutant is mold, fungal growth in the form of multicellular filaments known as hyphae. The growth of molds is omnipresent not only in outdoor settings but also in indoor environments containing excessive amounts of moisture. METHODS: PubMed was searched for relevant articles using terms such as mold, mycotoxins, fungi, immunity, inflammation, neurodevelopment, cognition, Alzheimer's, and autism. FINDINGS: Exposure to molds is most commonly associated with allergies and asth...
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