Autism: Metabolism, Mitochondria, and the Microbiome by Derrick MacFabe, MD

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Autism: Metabolism, Mitochondria, and the Microbiome Derrick MacFabe, MD

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3865378/

New approaches are needed to examine the diverse symptoms and comorbidities of the growing family of neurodevelopmental disorders known as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD originally was thought to be a static, inheritable neurodevelopmental disorder, and our understanding of it is undergoing a major shift. It is emerging as a dynamic system of metabolic and immune anomalies involving many organ systems, including the brain, and environmental exposure.Traditional scientific experimentation is needed to verify the hypothesis that enteric short-chain fatty acids may be a potential environmental trigger in some forms of ASD

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