Sunday, January 31, 2016

Have scientists found a cure for autism? - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Have scientists found a cure for autism?
Daily Mail
'To our knowledge, this is the first study to identify a specific population of immune cells that may have a direct role in causing behaviors linked to autism,' said immunologist study author Dan Littman at NYU Langone. 'With these study results, Th17 ...
How severe maternal inflammation can lead to autism-like behaviorMIT News
Viral infection during pregnancy causes autism-like behaviors in miceEurekAlert (press release)
Viral infection during pregnancy causes autism-like behaviors in mice by triggering key immune reactionNews from the University of Massachusetts

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GA mother sees improvement after giving autistic daughter cannabis oil - WTVM


GA mother sees improvement after giving autistic daughter cannabis oil
WTVM
For Jennifer Conforti, giving her 5-year-old autistic daughter cannabis oil was a decision she made after the trial and error of several medications prescribed by doctors. "Whether or not it works, I'm done with their guessing at what might help her. I ...

Chesterfield parents push for autism program boost - Richmond.com


Chesterfield parents push for autism program boost
Richmond.com
CHESTERFIELD — A group of Chesterfield parents who helped push for the expansion of an autism program to a county high school level will ask the School Board next week for a third teacher. The program has been “amazingly successful and it has now ...

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A&M researchers find nutritional strategy that could reduce autism risk - KBTX


KBTX

A&M researchers find nutritional strategy that could reduce autism risk
KBTX
COLLEGE STATION – Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center say they have found that a simple prenatal strategy, coupled with prior genetic screening of parents, could reduce the risk of autism. The study's lead author, Zhigang Xie, and his ...

The K-Wings bring 'the force' to autism awareness - Fox17


Fox17

The K-Wings bring 'the force' to autism awareness
Fox17
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The force may not have been with the K-Wings on Sunday night after they lost to the Fort Wayne Komets with a score of 6-2, but the night was still a big win for them, and for kids with autism. Between costumes and the K-Wings galactic ...

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Assemblyman Santabarbara introducing new “Autism Action NY” legislation - NEWS10 ABC


NEWS10 ABC

Assemblyman Santabarbara introducing new “Autism Action NY” legislation
NEWS10 ABC
A new package of legislation titled “Autism Action NY” is being spearheaded by Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara. It's a cause that hits close to home for him as well because his son was diagnosed at the age of three. “This is an opportunity to lead the ...

Obesity, diabetes during pregnancy linked to autism - WTSP 10 News


WTSP 10 News

Obesity, diabetes during pregnancy linked to autism
WTSP 10 News
Individually, maternal obesity or diabetes was linked to twice the odds of giving birth to a child with autism compared to mothers of normal weight without diabetes, the study found. "The finding is not a total surprise," said study author Dr. Xiaobin ...
Autism Risk In Children Quadrupled For Moms With Maternal Obesity And DiabetesForbes
Maternal obesity, diabetes tied to increased autism risk in kidsScientific American
Autism Risk Linked To Motherhood Obesity, Diabetes: New StudyThe Inquisitr
Latinos Health
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Truth in Media: CDC, Vaccines & Autism - Foreign Policy Journal


Foreign Policy Journal

Truth in Media: CDC, Vaccines & Autism
Foreign Policy Journal
Truth in Media: CDC, Vaccines & Autism“What I am about to share with you is not theory. This is a documented case of massive corruption within the CDC and an attempt to change research, protocols and ultimately hide their own findings.”- Ben Swann ...

Could autism be reversible? - Stuff.co.nz


Stuff.co.nz

Could autism be reversible?
Stuff.co.nz
Scientists have made a breakthrough discovery that could restore normal brain activity in autistic babies. Researchers in the US say they have identified cells that produce a chemical that plays a role in how the disorder develops in the brains of babies.

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Autism studies in girls, women getting more attention - Fredericksburg.com


Fredericksburg.com

Autism studies in girls, women getting more attention
Fredericksburg.com
“I think it is harder to diagnose for one, harder to detect for parents,” said Isabelle Mosca, executive director of the Ventnor, N.J.-based group Families for Autistic Children, or FACES. “Seeing someone who is extremely shy, you might write it off as ...

Truth in Media: CDC, Vaccines & Autism - Foreign Policy Journal


Foreign Policy Journal

Truth in Media: CDC, Vaccines & Autism
Foreign Policy Journal
Truth in Media: CDC, Vaccines & Autism“What I am about to share with you is not theory. This is a documented case of massive corruption within the CDC and an attempt to change research, protocols and ultimately hide their own findings.”- Ben Swann ...

Have scientists found a cure for autism? - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Have scientists found a cure for autism?
Daily Mail
'To our knowledge, this is the first study to identify a specific population of immune cells that may have a direct role in causing behaviors linked to autism,' said immunologist study author Dan Littman at NYU Langone. 'With these study results, Th17 ...
How severe maternal inflammation can lead to autism-like behaviorMIT News
Autism caused by immune response to viral infection during pregnancy?Medical News Today
Viral infection during pregnancy causes autism-like behaviors in miceEurekAlert (press release)

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Kiss My Aspergers (Creating Art with Autism) - The Good Men Project


The Good Men Project

Kiss My Aspergers (Creating Art with Autism)
The Good Men Project
I am also legally blind—autism is often linked with vision or hearing problems—so I can't perform very well in cold readings. If given a few days before an audition, I always memorize sides so I don't read them off the page. I enlarge scripts so they ...

Autism caused by immune response to viral infection during pregnancy? - Medical News Today


Medical News Today

Autism caused by immune response to viral infection during pregnancy?
Medical News Today
Despite first being described in 1943, autistic spectrum disorders remain a mysterious affliction. Autism affects an estimated 1 in 68 American children, but the exact mechanisms at fault are still very much up for debate. One avenue of research has ...
Have scientists found a cure for autism?Daily Mail
Viral infection during pregnancy causes autism-like behaviors in miceEurekAlert (press release)
Autism Cure: Scientists Block Specific Cells To Prevent Autism In MiceHeadlines & Global News
News from the University of Massachusetts -Boston Business Journal (blog)
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Obesity, diabetes during pregnancy linked to autism - 13WMAZ


13WMAZ

Obesity, diabetes during pregnancy linked to autism
13WMAZ
Individually, maternal obesity or diabetes was linked to twice the odds of giving birth to a child with autism compared to mothers of normal weight without diabetes, the study found. "The finding is not a total surprise," said study author Dr. Xiaobin ...
Maternal obesity, diabetes tied to increased autism risk in kidsScientific American
Obesity, Diabetes Among Pregnant Women Could Lead to Higher Risk of Autism in ChildrenLatinos Health
Children born to obese diabetic women at autism riskTimes of India
NDTV
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Before Talking About Autism, Listen to Families - MedPage Today


Before Talking About Autism, Listen to Families
MedPage Today
I take a deep breath before reading any article, popular or scientific, about autism. I steel myself because most of these stories paint people like my curly-haired, autistic teenage son as burdens to their families -- as changelings or enigmas. I love ...

Infection-Autism Link Explained? - The Scientist


The Scientist

Infection-Autism Link Explained?
The Scientist
Blocking IL-17 production in pregnant mice prevented the development of autism-like behaviors in their offspring. The results suggest a possible explanation for the fact that women in Denmark who were hospitalized due to an infection during their ...
Breakthrough method could prevent autism – studyRT
How severe maternal inflammation can lead to autism-like behaviorHealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)
Viral Infection During Pregnancy Could Be Behind Autism Study SaysParent Herald

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Photos: Seen@ the 7th annual Stepping Out for Autism fundraising gala at the Log Cabin in Holyoke - MassLive.com


MassLive.com

Photos: Seen@ the 7th annual Stepping Out for Autism fundraising gala at the Log Cabin in Holyoke
MassLive.com
HOLYOKE – Community Resources for People with Autism held its 7th annual Stepping Out for Autism fundraising gala on Saturday at the Log Cabin banquet and Meeting House. More than 250 guests enjoyed a gourmet buffet dinner and dancing to the ...

Assemblyman Introduces Autism Action Plan - TWC News


TWC News

Assemblyman Introduces Autism Action Plan
TWC News
Helping people like Michael do things for themselves is one of the goals of Santabarbara's Autism Action Plan. Unveiled Friday amid a host of supporters, the five-point plan addresses those common communication issues, establishing better access to ...

Chinese Scientists Engineer 'Autistic' Monkeys - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Chinese Scientists Engineer 'Autistic' Monkeys
Huffington Post
For the first time, scientists in China have genetically engineered monkeys that carry a human autism gene and develop symptoms similar to people who have the disorder. The hope, they say, is to better understand autism in humans and potentially ...
Chinese Scientists Create Monkeys With Autism GeneKTLA
Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Monkeys To Exhibit Autism SymptomsTech Times
Autism Research on MonkeysNew York Times
CounterPunch -BBC News -Indiana Daily Student
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Tenafly journalist Caren Zucker co-writes history of autism book - NorthJersey.com


NorthJersey.com

Tenafly journalist Caren Zucker co-writes history of autism book
NorthJersey.com
When journalists Caren Zucker and John Donvan set out to write the history of autism, they sought not only to illuminate what they knew and fill in the gaps on what they didn't, but to tell the history through the stories of people and families of each ...

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Another Voice: 'Loner' adults may be exhibiting signs of autism - Buffalo News


Another Voice: 'Loner' adults may be exhibiting signs of autism
Buffalo News
The picture so artfully painted of McNulty resembles that of an individual on the autism spectrum. Autism was not even included in psychiatry's diagnostic manual until 1980; thus McNulty missed the opportunity for diagnosis and treatment that children ...

Police searching for missing boy, 13, with autism - KPRC Houston


KPRC Houston

Police searching for missing boy, 13, with autism
KPRC Houston
HOUSTON - Houston police are searching for a missing teen with autism. Juan Garcia was last seen leaving his home in the 5400 block of Goldspier St. Saturday morning. The boy is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs between 190 and 200 pounds, and has black ...
HPD: Missing teen boy with autism foundKTRK-TV

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Scans of autistic brains reveal differences involved in language and facial recognition - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Scans of autistic brains reveal differences involved in language and facial recognition
Daily Mail
Researchers used MRI scans to study the brains of adults with autism spectrum disorder and found they have significant differences in the white matter in key regions of the brain involved in language and facial recognition. Red regions in the scans ...
Men With Autism Have Unusual Frontal Lobe Connections In The Brain, Diffusion Tensor Imaging RevealsMedical Daily
Autism: New Study Reveals Subtle Differences In Brain Activity Of Men With AutismHeadlines & Global News
Study reveals subtle brain differences in men with autism King's College LondonEurekAlert (press release)
Deccan Chronicle
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Kiss My Aspergers (Creating Art with Autism) - The Good Men Project


The Good Men Project

Kiss My Aspergers (Creating Art with Autism)
The Good Men Project
I am also legally blind—autism is often linked with vision or hearing problems—so I can't perform very well in cold readings. If given a few days before an audition, I always memorize sides so I don't read them off the page. I enlarge scripts so they ...

Local law enforcement gather for autism first responders training - NBC26.tv


NBC26.tv

Local law enforcement gather for autism first responders training
NBC26.tv
THOMSON, Ga. – Law enforcement agencies and first responders from across the CSRA gathered in Thomson Friday for training. Non-violent scenarios, but training on how to respond when dealing with an individual with autism. There's active shooter ...

Autism caused by immune response to viral infection during pregnancy? - Medical News Today


Medical News Today

Autism caused by immune response to viral infection during pregnancy?
Medical News Today
Despite first being described in 1943, autistic spectrum disorders remain a mysterious affliction. Autism affects an estimated 1 in 68 American children, but the exact mechanisms at fault are still very much up for debate. One avenue of research has ...
Have scientists found a cure for autism?Daily Mail
Inhibiting certain immune signals halts development of autism in mice American Association for the Advancement of ...EurekAlert (press release)
Viral infection during pregnancy causes autism-like behaviors in miceScience Codex

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