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Altered mitochondria associated with increased autism risk

Added: 23.08.2017 18:34 | 7 views | 0 comments

Mitochondria, the tiny structures inside our cells that generate energy, may play a key role in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). A provocative new study suggests that variations in mitochondrial DNA originating during ancient human migrations may play an important role in predisposition to ASD.

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People with autism spectrum disorder show neural responses of anxiety on seeing social touch

Added: 23.08.2017 15:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

People with strong signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show neural signs of anxiety when they see social touch and report unpleasant feelings about social touch by comparison to people with weak signs of ASD.

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Missouri woman charged with killing autistic daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby

Added: 23.08.2017 3:37 | 14 views | 0 comments

A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby.


Gut microbes may talk to the brain through cortisol

Added: 21.08.2017 17:27 | 3 views | 0 comments

Gut microbes have been in the news lately. Recent studies show they can influence human health, behavior, and certain neurological disorders, such as autism. But just how do they communicate with the brain? Results from a new study suggest a pathway of communication between certain gut bacteria and brain metabolites, by way of a compound in the blood known as cortisol. And unexpectedly, the finding provides a potential mechanism to explain the characteristics of autism.

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Chelsea doctor suspended over claims he administered 'dangerous' autism treatment to children

Added: 17.08.2017 15:28 | 14 views | 0 comments

A doctor at a private clinic in Chelsea has been suspended over claims he administered dangerous and discredited treatments to autistic children.

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A New Look at How Autism Affects Girls

Added: 16.08.2017 13:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

They have more trouble with certain cognitive functions than boys on the spectrum do.

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Atypical Creator Robia Rashid on Autism: ‘I Had to Do a Lot of Real Learning’

Added: 15.08.2017 19:54 | 5 views | 0 comments

Over the years, writer-producer Robia Rashid says she’s collected “thousands” of books filled with “edgy and odd” stories. Those kinds of stories aren’t exactly a good fit for network television, though, so after a career spent working on shows like Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother, and The ...


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