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2010-09-27 18:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Oct. 1st and 2nd, 2010, The Help Group will host its annual Summit: Advances and Best Practices in Autism, Learning Disabilities and ADHD. The renowned experts who will be presenting at Summit 2010 are: David G. Amaral, PhD; Linda Andron-Ostrow, LCSW; Bruce L. Baker, PhD; Jan Blacher, PhD; Deborah E. Budding, PhD; Michael G. Chez, MD; Dana Chidekel, PhD; Pamela Clark, MA; Pamela J. Crooke, PhD, CC-SLP; Marcos Di Pinto, PhD; Jack M....

2010-09-20 15:00:00

Unique Online Resource Center Offers Support for ASD across Lifespan SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Danya International, Inc. (Danya), a communications, research, and technology company, unveils the new AutismOnline.com Web site encompassing research-based products and resources for individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The AutismOnline.com Web site was introduced during a launch event today at the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural...

2010-09-15 19:15:05

Results announced by Autism Speaks and the world's leading autism experts Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism science and advocacy organization, and an international consortium of researchers, along with participating families, joined together to announce additional new autism genetic discoveries. The results were published today in Science Translational Medicine. Based on analysis of genomes collected from almost 2,250 individuals, including almost 2,000 with ASD and 246 with...

2010-09-15 18:56:56

Funding from an anonymous wealthy family has been the secret to progress, at long last, in developing drugs that show promise for helping millions of people worldwide with Fragile X syndrome, the most common genetic cause of autism. That's the topic of a fascinating article in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. C&EN Senior Editor Lisa Jarvis notes that until recent interest from big pharmaceutical companies, a small drug company in...

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2010-09-01 13:44:21

Research findings show subtle differences that parents and professionals may easily overlook Kennedy Krieger Institute announced today new study results showing an early marker for later communication and social delays in infants at a higher-risk for autism may be infrequent gazing at other people when unprompted. Published in the September issue of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, the study also found that six-month-old high-risk infants demonstrated the same level of cause...

2010-09-01 08:00:00

Research Findings Show Subtle Differences that Parents and Professionals May Easily Overlook BALTIMORE, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kennedy Krieger Institute announced today new study results showing an early marker for later communication and social delays in infants at a higher-risk for autism may be infrequent gazing at other people when unprompted. Published in the September issue of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, the study also found that six-month-old...

2010-08-04 16:14:55

Autism Speaks comments on state of research on potential environmental health factors with autism following US Senate committee on environment and public works, subcommittee on children's health Autism Speaks' Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. emphasized the importance of research on environmental risk factors for autism spectrum disorders as the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, Subcommittee on Children's Health convened a special hearing on potential...

2010-07-22 10:07:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerated research findings leading to potentially significant new treatments for fragile X syndrome (FXS) will be presented to nearly 1,000 family members and professionals at the 12th International Fragile X Conference in Dearborn July 21-25. Nearly 200 speakers -- many from the world's leading research universities -- will describe the latest treatments for symptoms related to the mutation of the Fragile X gene and powerful new medications...

2010-07-19 05:00:00

Ending the Autism Epidemic Starts with Removal of Harmful Exposures, Says SafeMinds HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two papers in this week's neuroscience journal Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis point to vaccines and heavy metals including mercury as causes of the alarming rise in autism. The Centers for Disease Control now estimate autism to affect one in 110 children, up 40% from just a few years ago. "The rapid increase in autism cannot be explained...

2010-06-24 03:55:13

Mothers of children with autism see their careers disproportionally affected as they confront greater demands on their time, inflexible workplaces and increased medical costs, according to a new study by researchers at Washington State University Vancouver. The study, based on a survey of 326 families in Washington and Oregon, found that slightly more than half the women worked fewer hours to accommodate the needs of their child and three out of five had not taken a job because of their...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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