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Dec 12, 2021

New Research Finds Potential Mechanism Linking Autism and Intestinal Inflammation

Posted by in categories: engineering, neuroscience

Infection during pregnancy with elevated levels of the cytokine IL-17a may yield microbiome alterations that prime offspring for aberrant immune responses, mouse study suggests.

Though many people with autism spectrum disorders also experience unusual gastrointestinal inflammation, scientists have not established how those conditions might be linked. Now MIT

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