Latest Causes of autism Stories

2011-04-21 10:26:00

- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and NIH Build Pool of Volunteers for Autism Studies - PHILADELPHIA, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families of children with autism want advances in treatment; scientists researching autism want more families to participate in studies.

2011-04-21 11:44:00

Latest edition of comprehensive treatments and therapies resource offers hope to individuals affected by autism NIXA, Mo., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) announced today that the publishers of Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism 2011--2012, Skyhorse Publishing, will be donating a portion of proceeds from sales of the book back to NAA.

2011-04-15 18:22:42

A comprehensive investigation of brain tissue donated to the Autism Speaks Autism Tissue Program (ATP), a postmortem brain tissue donation program, determined that one-third of the brain donors with autism also had epilepsy, and co-morbidity data from the California State Department of Developmental Services revealed a higher than expected rate of mortality in individuals with both autism and epilepsy than for individuals with autism alone.

2011-04-08 15:25:08

Researchers from the CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) have identified a new gene that predisposes people to both autism and epilepsy.

2011-04-01 10:32:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Autism Awareness Month. To help reporters develop stories about Autism Spectrum Disorders, the University of South Carolina has compiled a list of faculty experts.

2011-03-10 10:17:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CoMeD -- As the United Nations, the European Commission, and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) evaluate the health and environmental risks associated with mercury, a known neurotoxin, carcinogen, mutagen, teratogen, and immune-system disruptor, new research continues to fuel concerns about Thimerosal (THIM), a mercury-based compound used as a preservative in inactivated flu vaccines.

2011-01-25 15:06:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry by Dr. Daniel Rossignol (International Child Development Resource Center, Melbourne FL, Aid for Autism) and Dr.

2011-01-10 09:25:00

The sooner a second child is conceived following the birth of his or her older sibling, the higher the risk that that boy or girl will develop autism.

2011-01-05 17:26:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The British Medical Journal published an article today attacking Dr. Andrew Wakefield and his work towards a better understanding of the medical issues involved in the development of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Dr.

2010-12-24 07:58:59

Being able to find shoes in a bedroom, apples in a grocery store, or a favorite animal at the zoo is impaired in children with autism, according to this study.

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