Category Archives: Immune System

Hutcheon 2016: Detectable Risks in Studies of the Fetal Benefits of Maternal Influenza Vaccination

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American Journal of Epidemiology, 2016 Aug 1; 184(3):227-32 Giving pregnant women the flu shot is expected not only to prevent the flu in both mothers and newborns, but also to prevent adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm birth.  According to … Continue reading

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Balestrieri 2016: Transcriptional activity of human endogenous retrovirus in Albanian children with autism spectrum disorders

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The New Microbiologica, 2016.  July ;39(3): 228-231. Endogenous Retroviruses in humans (HERVs) are derived from ancient viral infections which over time became part of the usual human genome. In fact, they make up 8% of the total genome (98,000 fragments, … Continue reading

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Vojdani 2015: Immune reactivity to food coloring

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Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 2015. 21 Suppl 1:52-62. During the past 50 years, the amount of synthetic dye used in foods has increased by 500%.  At the same time, there has been an alarming rise in behavioral problems … Continue reading

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Verlaet 2014: Nutrition, immunological mechanisms and dietary immunomodulation in ADHD.

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European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2014 Jul;23(7):519-29. Verlaet discusses the common causes of GI problems, asthma, eczema, ear infections, and ADHD – involving both genes, immunity, and inflammation.  An immune imbalance can be related to food provoking ADHD-like behavior.  Food … Continue reading

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