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Vitamin D deficiency linked to autism & high doses of vitamin D may help relieve symptoms of autism

Vitamin D deficiency linked to autism & high doses of vitamin D may help relieve symptoms of autism

Cases of autism are rising at an alarming rate. Some sources say autism is even increasing at a rate of 12% every year, but thus far no one has been able to put a finger on why autism rates are rising and

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7 year-old girl with autism creates greeting cards whose proceeds benefit the National Autistic Society

7 year-old girl with autism creates greeting cards whose proceeds benefit the National Autistic Society

Ava Marsh has found extraordinary solace and communication through her art, despite having being diagnosed with autism at age four and a half. Now age seven, Ava has been a very prolific artist since she

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Gestational diabetes linked to slightly higher risk of autism in children

Gestational diabetes linked to slightly higher risk of autism in children

Thus far, information about the association between maternal diabetes and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) has been limited, so recently a group of researchers decided to find out what, if any links

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Kaiser Permanente launches large-scale research study into the causes of autism

Kaiser Permanente launches large-scale research study into the causes of autism

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that remains somewhat shrouded by mystery and continues to baffle parents (and parents-to-be) around the world. The numbers of new childhood autism diagnoses has

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Study finds link between Autism Spectrum Disorder and BPA

Study finds link between Autism Spectrum Disorder and BPA

BPA is under constant scrutiny for its role in numerous health issues. It is best known for being an endocrine disruptor, and the FDA recommends that children under age three and pregnant women should

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MIT scientist links autism to Monsanto’s Roundup and predicts HALF of U.S. children will be autistic by 2025

MIT scientist links autism to Monsanto’s Roundup and predicts HALF of U.S. children will be autistic by 2025

MIT research scientist and author Stephanie Seneff has studied autism for almost a decade, and her recent presentation regarding rising autism rates included a dramatic and controversial prediction.

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Researchers Say Autism May be Linked to More Than 100 Genes

Researchers Say Autism May be Linked to More Than 100 Genes

Scientists have had a fair share of trouble finding out which genes cause autism — due to parents’ unwillingness to have their kids tested — and a lack of technology. However, a new

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Broccoli Sprout Extract May Help Treat Autism Symptoms

Broccoli Sprout Extract May Help Treat Autism Symptoms

If we were going to look for the next line of treatment for symptoms of autism, broccoli sprout extract might not be very high on our list of remedies — until now. A small recent study that involved

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5 Year-Old Child With Autism Paints Gorgeous Works of Art to Express Herself

5 Year-Old Child With Autism Paints Gorgeous Works of Art to Express Herself

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Scientists Discover Gene with Strong Link to Autism

Scientists Discover Gene with Strong Link to Autism

Over the years, in the quest to find out what, if any one thing causes Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), most researchers have been stumped. Now however, scientists from 13 institutions around the world,

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Australia’s Victorian Opera Offers ‘Relaxed’ Performances for Children with Autism and Sensory Disorders

Australia’s Victorian Opera Offers ‘Relaxed’ Performances for Children with Autism and Sensory Disorders

As autism diagnoses continue to rise around the world, beneficial opportunities are becoming more common for children and adults on the autism spectrum — from animal therapy to a cooking system

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Largest Ever Comprehensive Review Shows No Link Between Vaccines and Autism

Largest Ever Comprehensive Review Shows No Link Between Vaccines and Autism

Though the ‘vaccines cause autism’ theory was debunked and referred to as an ‘elaborate fraud’ three years ago, there are still many who believe that vaccines are indeed linked to autism.

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Animal Therapy is an Effective Treatment for Children with Autism

Animal Therapy is an Effective Treatment for Children with Autism

A child with autism who has trouble connecting with his peers and the world at large, may find himself learning from and making a meaningful connection with… a cow? The image is awe-inspiring,

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New Research Shows That Autism May Begin in the Womb

New Research Shows That Autism May Begin in the Womb

According to new reports via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) one in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which is a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago. With

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Babies Exposed to Pollution in Utero are 283% More Likely to Suffer from Autism

Babies Exposed to Pollution in Utero are 283% More Likely to Suffer from Autism

Photo by Shutterstock New research shows that autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are more common among children born to mothers who were exposed to pollution during pregnancy. In compiling the data,

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Donate New and Used LEGO Bricks to Support Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Donate New and Used LEGO Bricks to Support Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This December, Pleygo, the cool company that allows you to borrow and trade LEGO sets, is holding their first official Pleygo Holiday Brick Drive. Organized by Pleygo and partner organization,

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New Research Suggests Subtle Signs of Autism May be Detectable in Babies as Young as 12 Months

New Research Suggests Subtle Signs of Autism May be Detectable in Babies as Young as 12 Months

Photo by Shutterstock The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) currently recommends screening children for autism when they are 18 months of age or older. However, new research discussed by Patricia

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Autism is Four Times More Likely in Babies Born to Mothers with Weakened Thyroid

Autism is Four Times More Likely in Babies Born to Mothers with Weakened Thyroid

A study published in the Annals of Neurology by a team of researchers from the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute and Erasmus Medical Center finds that women who are not able to make enough thyroid

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