Is a subtype of autism an allergy of the brain?

@article{Theoharides2013IsAS,
  title={Is a subtype of autism an allergy of the brain?},
  author={Theoharis C Theoharides},
  journal={Clinical therapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={
          584-91
        }
}
  • Theoharis C Theoharides
  • Published in Clinical therapeutics 2013
  • Medicine, Biology
  • BACKGROUND Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are characterized by deficits in social communication and language and the presence of repetitive behaviors that affect as many as 1 in 50 US children. Perinatal stress and environmental factors appear to play a significant role in increasing the risk for ASDs. There is no definitive pathogenesis, which therefore significantly hinders the development of a cure. OBJECTIVE We aimed to identify publications using basic or clinical data that suggest a… CONTINUE READING

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