Tag: "autism" at medical news
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
...omplex diseases but a possible metabolic basis for autism
has not been well explored. Now Arkansas Children'...chers report for the first time that children with autism
have a severely abnormal metabolic profile indicating increased vulnerability to oxidative stress. ...
Fatal brain disease holds clues to dementia
... epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, autism
Lower vaccination rates put children at risk
... case, a parent blamed the measles vaccination for autism
that was later diagnosed in a child....
Specific behaviors seen in infants can predict autism, new research shows
...hroomed into a global initiative involving leading autism
researchers in 14 cities across Canada and the U.S... regarded as one the most exciting developments in autism
research today. "This is groundbreaking work that is pushing the frontier of what we know about the...
Autism conference reports advances in early diagnosis, role of immune system and more
... in understanding the causes of and treatments for autism
disorders, which affect up to one of every 166 peo...lecular biology are deepening our understanding of autism
at a breathtaking pace," said Helen Tager-Flusberg, chair of the conference and a professor at the B...
Early failure to pay attention to faces, speech may influence later development in autism
...A leading scientist trying to understand and treat autism
suspects that a failure to engage in such normal s...sting a new intervention program for toddlers with autism
that not only has a dual focus on language and cognitive development but also promotes the emotional...
Scientists report strong evidence of alterations in blood samples of children with autism
...ion in the effort to develop a diagnostic test for autism
in infancy, scientists from the UC Davis M.I.N.D. ...nd metabolites found in the blood of children with autism
differ substantially from those found in typically developing children. Investigators at the Instit...
Children with autism have distinctly different immune system reactions compared to typical children
...nvironmental Health demonstrate that children with autism
have different immune system responses than childr...Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) - a meeting of autism
scientists started by Cure Autism Now, the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute and the National Alliance for...
Nature as important as nurture in developing ability for flexible self-control
...lving flexible cognitive control, such as ADHD and autism
spectrum disorders." Researchers have known for some time that cognitive control, which is our ability to respond in an appropriate way even when faced with strong impulses to do otherwise, appears to depend on a brain area known as the prefrontal co...
Treating autism 'right the first time'
... (Harvard University Press, Nov. 2005). "We in the autism
community know there is no one-size-fits-all approach. To reduce outcome variability, we need to continue finding predictor variables and to develop a full inventory of tailored treatments." Schreibman's lab is currently working on adapting its PRT p...
Study links regions of two chromosomes to susceptibility for type of autism
...of two chromosomes to susceptibility for a type of autism
characterized by regression in development. Devel...ism. This may explain the increased prevalence of autism
spectrum disorders (ASD) among children with Down syndrome, who have an extra copy of chromosome 21 ...
Autism and X-fragile syndrome
...own as FRAXA. The results show that children with autism
had a significantly greater frequency of expression of these fragile sites than the control population. The FRAXA fragile site expressed itself only amongst autistic children, although not in all. Thus, at a cytogenetic level, FRAXA s the most import...
Three reasons not to believe in an autism epidemic
...irst, it is important to appreciate the history of autism
and how autism
has been diagnosed suggest authors Morton Ann Gernsbacher, Michelle Dawson, and H. Hill Goldsmith. ...
NIMH study finds antipsychotic Risperidone safe, effective as intermediate term treatment for autism
...titute of Mental Health (NIMH) finds children with autism
characterized by tantrums, aggression, and/or self...are of interest to doctors who treat children with autism
because studies show the newer medications benefit adults with schizophrenia with fewer neurological...
New model may better predict outcomes for children with autism and autistic spectrum disorders
...ow healthcare professionals treating children with autism
and autism-related disorders to more systematicall...esearchers to gauge the effectiveness of different autism
treatments. Developmental pediatrician James Coplan, M.D., reports on a study of 91 children he saw ...
Secretin should not be used to treat autism, researchers say
...4 high-quality studies involving 618 patients with autism
disorders, Dr. Katrina Williams of the Children's ... autism. In the studies, children with symptoms of autism
and gastrointestinal disorders were given pig secretin as part of an endoscopic procedure to examine...
Autism problems explained in new research
...lorey Institute helps to explain why children with autism
spectrum disorders (autism) have problem-solving d...he Florey scientists have shown that children with autism
have less activation in the deep parts of the brain responsible for executive function (attention, r...
Medication shows promise in the treatment of hyperactivity associated with autism-related disorders
...eatment of hyperactivity symptoms in children with autism
and related pervasive developmental disorders, acc..., one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Children with autism
and other pervasive developmental disorders often also have symptoms of hyperactivity, distractibili...
Brain activity related to processing faces is similar in people with, without autism
...ina at Chapel Hill indicates that when people with autism
look at a face, activity in the brain area that re...ific behavioral interventions may help people with autism
improve their ability to interact socially. The new research will be presented Wednesday (Nov. 16) ...
Early experience may shape our sensory perceptions
...lind or deaf, or who suffer from disorders such as autism
and dyslexia in which early sensory processes are altered," said Mark Wallace, Ph.D., a neuroscientist at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. "Knowing how these brain circuits mature may one day be used to tailor treatment strategies for those...
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