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2013-07-09 17:22:06

Researchers identify risk factor for autism in a subset of children: Maternal antibody-related autism UC Davis MIND Institute researchers have identified the specific antibodies that target fetal brain proteins in the blood of a subset of women whose children are diagnosed with autism. The finding is the first to pinpoint a specific risk factor for a significant subset of autism cases, as well as a biomarker for drug development and early diagnosis. The researchers have named autism...

2013-07-03 23:16:36

Huntington personal trainer and Fit Body Boot Camp owner hosts “Rockin’ to Run for Autism,” an NYC Marathon fundraising event to support the charity Autism Speaks. Huntington, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Huntington personal trainer and owner of Fit Body Boot Camp Huntington will host a “Rockin’ to Run for Autism” fundraising event to support the charity Autism Speaks. The event will be held on July 13th from 7pm to 10pm at the popular pub Napper Tandy’s located in Northport,...

2013-06-25 23:24:12

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, Stamped Sentimentals has developed an Autism Awareness Jewelry Collection and donates a large portion of the proceeds to Autism research, support and awareness causes. Senoia, GA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Every 11 minutes, a family in the United States learns that their child has autism, a complex disorder of brain development. In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, Stamped...

2013-06-17 23:04:51

Los Angeles airport hotel helps Autism Speaks raise money for autism awareness with Over the Edge, which sees donors rappel down the Renaissance hotel. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Over the years, there have been plenty of organizations that raise money for autism research, from talks to walks, but few have really taken the plunge like the Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel and Over the Edge With Autism Speaks. The two organizations have come together to put on a unique event...

2013-06-06 23:42:09

5 Big Tips for a More Successful Summer Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 If you have a child with autism, the end of the school year can be a stressful time. The Florida Autism Center offers up these tips for making the transition into summer a little easier for you and the child in your life. 1. Prep for change Often, children with autism have a difficult time with changes in routine. Going to a new place and being around new people for the summer can be very difficult. Make this...

2013-05-27 23:03:26

Nationwide trucks wraps manufacturer, JMR Graphics, comments on outdoor ads to raise awareness about autism. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 On May 27, JMR Graphics, a nationwide truck wraps manufacturer, comments on an article from The New York Times about new outdoor advertisements by Autism Speaks. According to the article from The New York Times, Autism Speaks is launching a new advertising campaign to help parents detect early signs of autism. The campaign is targeted at...

2013-05-24 23:35:37

San Diego-based nonprofit's mission is to engage and educate children with autism. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 See Beneath, Inc., a San Diego 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has announced the launch of the first season of their video series Aiko & Egor for late Fall 2013. See Beneath´s mission is to engage and educate children with autism by creating and providing innovative tools that foster positive change and help children reach developmental milestones. Aiko & Egor is an...

2013-05-02 23:24:02

Autism Speaks and title loan provider LoanMart teamed Up to raise over $1.85 million for autism research at ℠Walk Now´ at the Hollywood Bowl. (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Title loan leader LoanMart joined with Autism Speaks to support its ℠Walk Now´ fundraising event at the Rose Bowl on April 20th. As a platinum sponsor of the event, LoanMart had a big presence at the Rose Bowl, rolling up in their truck full of swag to set up a booth and support the community that came out...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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