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|Nerves that sense touch may play role in autism|
Added: 22.01.2021 20:29 | 1 views | 0 comments
Autism is considered a disorder of the brain. But a new study suggests that the peripheral nervous system, the nerves that control our sense of touch, pain and other sensations, may play a role as well.
|Autism Linked to Genes in Most Cases: Study|
Added: 22.01.2021 18:17 | 13 views | 0 comments
Genes are tied to about 83 percent of the risk of autism in children with the disorder, a new study suggests.
|Autism study suggests connection between repetitive behaviors, gut problems|
Added: 22.01.2021 4:19 | 4 views | 0 comments
In children with autism, repetitive behaviors and gastrointestinal problems may be connected, new research has found. The study found that increased severity of other autism symptoms was also associated with more severe constipation, stomach pain and other gut difficulties.
|Can a video game-based 'digital medicine' help children with autism and co-occurring ADHD?|
Added: 21.01.2021 7:19 | 4 views | 0 comments
Researchers evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and co-occurring attention/deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
|Mental health conditions alarmingly high among children with autism, study finds|
Added: 19.01.2021 16:43 | 3 views | 0 comments
Nearly 78 per cent of children with autism have at least one mental health condition and nearly half have more than that, according to a new study. Mental health conditions were present in 44.8 per cent of pre-school age children with autism -- a group among which prevalence had not previously been established using a large, population-based sample. Only 14.1 per cent of children without autism (ages 3-17) had mental health conditions.
|Prenatal BPA exposure may contribute to the male bias of autism spectrum disorder|
Added: 19.01.2021 16:43 | 5 views | 0 comments
Autism has a higher prevalence in males than females. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a common chemical found in plastics, our food, and even the human placenta. Higher prenatal exposure to BPA is thought to increase the risk of autism. Researchers have identified autism candidate genes that may be responsible for the sex-specific effects of BPA.
|A teen with autism died after Louisiana deputies sat on him for 9 minutes, parents' lawsuit says|
Added: 17.01.2021 11:16 | 15 views | 0 comments
The parents of a 16-year-old with severe autism who died last year are suing the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, sheriff, claiming the teen's death was caused by deputies who restrained and sat on him for 9 minutes.
|Ohio To Decide If Being A Browns Or Bengals Fan Is Enough To Qualify For Medical Marijuana|
Added: 07.01.2020 22:33 | 1 views | 0 comments
An state board will have to decide if being a fan of the Cleveland Browns and/or Cincinnati Bengals is enough to qualify for the use of medical marijuana, Cleveland's reports.
Similar to what multiple other states are doing or have already done, Ohio is gearing up to start its own medical marijuana program. Taking a cue from Missouri and similar states, the Buckeye State's program will be on the strict side, requiring users to meet one or more of several certain "qualifying conditions" and getting a physician's recommendation before being allowed to legally purchase marijuana.
Authorities sought the help of the general public, launching a petition to decide which health issues it should consider adding to the list of approved qualifying conditions. Not unexpectedly, the list contained several ailments that typically come up in the conversation about what things marijuana can supposedly treat, like epilepsy, anxiety disorders, depression, and autism spectrum disorder, among others.
|Two Mothers Open Up About What Happens When Kids With Autism Grow Up|
Added: 10.10.2017 20:46 | 2 views | 0 comments
Moms from Los Angeles and small-town Indiana share their parenting journeys.
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