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New autism-causing genetic variant identified

Using a novel approach that homes in on rare families severely affected by autism, a Johns Hopkins-led team of researchers has identified a new genetic cause of the disease.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Evidence many young children with autism show gut symptoms

Gastrointestinal symptoms of constipation, diarrhea and food allergy/intolerance up to 3 years of age were more likely to be seen by mothers of infants with autism in study.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Understanding severe autism - critical role for the CTNND2 gene

A newly identified gene that is associated with severe autism provides new clues about the factors that cause this neurodevelopmental disorder.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Father inspired after child's autism improved by course of antibiotic

A surprising improvement in a child’s autism, seemingly caused by amoxicillin, has led a father to begin investigating the links between gut bacteria and the disorder.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Zinc deficiency linked to activation of Hedgehog signaling pathway

Zinc deficiency - long associated with numerous diseases, e.g. autism, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and ovarian cancers - can lead to activation of the Hedgehog signaling pathway, a...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Clues to ADHD, autism and bipolar disorder offered by 'darting' mice

A darting mouse may hold an important clue in the development of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism and bipolar disorder, according to a study by a Vanderbilt University-led...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Study shows less aggressive behavior toward strangers in autism spectrum disorder model

While aggression toward caregivers and peers is a challenge faced by many individuals and families dealing with autism, there has been much speculation in the media over the possibility of...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Tadpole model links drug exposure to autism-like effects

Research suggests that fetal exposure to chemicals or drugs can cause neurological problems.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Fewer multiple births could reduce autism risk in ART children

In a paper published online, scientists report that the incidence of diagnosed autism was twice as high for assisted reproductive technology (ART) as non-ART births among the nearly 6 million...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Gestational Diabetes Before 26 Weeks May Raise Autism Risk

This observational study found that exposure to high levels of in utero glucose in early pregnancy was associated with a greater risk for autism syndrome disorder.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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MMR Vaccine Not Linked to Autism, Even in High-Risk Kids

Receipt of the MMR vaccine was not linked to an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder, even when older siblings had the disorder, a new study has shown.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Early Neural Changes Predict Autism Language Outcomes

Heterogeneity in language outcomes seen in children with autism spectrum disorder is the result of early differences in neural activity, a novel study reveals.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins

This weeks topics include PCSK9 inhibition, best choice for mitral valve replacement, gestational diabetes and autism, and preoperative testing before cataract surgery.  
medpagetoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Why me (and my mum) are so glad the world is waking up to what autism is | Joash Taylor

It makes me sad to think of the pain my meltdowns caused before I was diagnosed. But my mum didn’t give up hope – and she’s been proved right  
theguardian.com
about 5 years ago
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How to Reverse GERD and Leaky Gut

How to Reverse GERD and Leaky Gut GERD and leaky gut are caused by GMOs, antibiotics, and vaccines that blow holes in the gut. This can lead to autism, autoi...  
youtube.com
about 5 years ago
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Speed of autism diagnosis must improve, experts say - BBC News

Children with autism are having to wait an average of three-and-a-half years before diagnosis, while adults wait on average two years, experts say.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Autism Diagnosis May Be Delayed When ADHD Diagnosed First

Autism diagnosis was delayed by nearly 3 years among children diagnosed with ADHD first.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Republican candidates cast doubt on vaccines in US presidential debate

A Donald Trump administration would change vaccination schedules to stop an “epidemic” of autism, the candidate said at the Republican Party’s presidential debate on 16 September.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 5 years ago
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Republican candidates cast doubt on vaccines in US presidential debate

A Donald Trump administration would change vaccination schedules to stop an “epidemic” of autism, the candidate said at the Republican Party’s presidential debate on 16 September.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 5 years ago
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Autism in Little Kids: The Arguments for Universal Screening

USPSTF says the evidence does not support universal screening for autism spectrum disorder at 18 and 24 months. But is that a fair interpretation of the evidence?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago