Mosquitos are among our very least favorite visitors each summer, but is it possible that taking action against them is actually linked to increased rates of autism and developmental delays? A pilot study
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Simon Lea, the manager of ASDA Living, a grocery and lifestyle store in Manchester, England, suffered from anxiety for many years, which made shopping in busy stores a nightmare. But it wasn’t until
Tribeca Film Festival co-founder and esteemed actor/producer Robert De Niro is making headline news for a recent decision he made, and subsequently reversed, to include the controversial film
Taking any child to a play or musical on Broadway or (its British equivalent) the West End can be tricky, especially considering the expensive ticket prices and the certainty that he or she will want to
Raising a child with autism spectrum disorder can include extensive challenges, running the gamut from behavioral issues to communication difficulties. One of the most worrisome and somewhat common
Antidepressant use in second and third trimesters of pregnancy linked to 87% increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder
A mama-to-be’s mental health is extremely important during the emotional months of pregnancy as well as the period after birth. A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics that examined antidepressant
Recent research has suggested that exposure to certain sex hormones early in life is linked with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder, and data from a new large study published in Molecular
A parent-based survey using a new questioning approach to assess autism spectrum disorders resulted in the finding of an autism rate of one out of every 45 children in the United States. This number,
Sesame Street introduces a new Muppet character with autism to raise awareness and encourage acceptance
Given the sharp rise of children being diagnosed with autism in the United States (currently 1 out of every 68 children has autism), chances are your child’s class includes one if not more children
Lack of eye contact has become an early telltale sign of autism, and new research suggests that breastfeeding may be helpful in helping babies with a certain genetic mutation that has been associated
Autism can manifest in vastly different ways in each person. And according to a new, small study in Molecular Autism, researchers also found gender differences with regards to behavior among boys and
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
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
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
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
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
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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