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Children With Autism Have Extra Synapses In Their Brains
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, health, autism, science, interesting, humans )

Michael
- 9 days ago - iflscience.com
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects about 1 in 68 children born in the U.S. In an effort to find out why, a group of researchers led by David Sulzer at Columbia University Medical Center examined the synapses in the brains of children with autism.
A Substantial Increase In Autism Research Funding Is Needed
Science & Tech  (tags: Autism, concept, humans, medicine, research, science, study )

Frans
- 257 days ago - ipetitions.com
Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the United States. An estimated 1 out of every 88 children is affected by Autism (particularly boys with the number being closer to 1 out of every 54). As of now there is no medical detection ...
The Voice We Might Never Have Heard
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, scientists, autism, study, research, humans, health )

Carrie
- 646 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"Next year, I turn 18 and I am in your [district]," Fleischmann said to the senior senator during an October gathering hosted by the Nantucket Project, "How do I, someone with autism, pick the candidate that is right for me when a lot of the candidates...
Kaspar the Friendly Robot Helps Autistic Kids
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Anna
- 1272 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Eden Sawczenko used to recoil when other little girls held her hand and turned stiff when they hugged her. This year, the 4-year-old autistic girl began playing with a robot that teaches about emotions and physical contact -- and now she hugs everyone.
The World Within: How the Autistic Brain Processes Sound
Science & Tech  (tags: autism, Neuroscience )

David
- 1341 days ago - king5.com
Dr. Welsh's breakthrough research suggests individuals with autism hear the world at a slower rate. Knowing this could lead to better treatments.
Autism May Be Reversible Thanks to Newly Identified DNA "Tag"
Science & Tech  (tags: Autism, autism research, metilation, DNA chemical tagging, genes, proteins, samples )

Marta
- 1603 days ago - scienceagogo.com
Scientists have identified a way to detect autism with a blood sample and have discovered that drugs which affect the methylation state (so-called "DNA tagging") of genes could reverse autism's effects.
Vitamin D Not Flu Shots   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Vitamen D, sunlight, winter, sunshine, research, science, health, Mercola, aluminum, formaldehyde, mercury, U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prev, i.u. vitamen D, autism )

Gregory
- 2041 days ago - youtube.com
A Group Health study found that flu shots do not protect elderly people against developing pneumonia -- the primary cause of death resulting as a complication of the flu.There is some evidence that flu shots cause Alzheimers disease, containing mercury...
Surprising Language Abilities In Children With Autism
Science & Tech  (tags: autism, language, study, linguist )

Jan
- 2318 days ago - sciencedaily.com
What began as an informal presentation by a clinical linguist to a group of philosophers, has led to some surprising discoveries about the communicative language abilities of people with autism.
Autism's Origins: Mother's Antibody Production May Affect Fetal Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: research, news, study, autism )

Ana
- 2378 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The mothers of some autistic children may have made antibodies against their fetuses' brain tissue during pregnancy that crossed the placenta and caused changes that led to autism...
First-Ever Genetic Animal Model of Autism
Science & Tech  (tags: mouse model, genetic disorder, autism, gene mutation, neurologin 3 gene )

Eduardo
- 2457 days ago - scienceblog.com
By replacing the normal mouse neurologin-3 gene with a mutated neuroligin-3 gene associated with autism in humans, scientists were able to create a gene in the mice that is similar to the human autism disease gene.
Autism Linked to Brain Protein
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, brain, protein, brain development, synapses, autism )

Eduardo
- 2461 days ago - webmd.com
A certain brain protein may affect brain development -- and possibly nudge the brain toward autism. The protein, called Cdk5, seems to pave the way for another protein, called CASK, to build synapses between brain cells.
A Medical History Of Autism
Science & Tech  (tags: autism, history, science, metal, disease )

Ben
- 2476 days ago - blogmyway.org
Dr. Emily Senay takes a look at our understanding of autism from the 1950s to the present, and the potential research breakthroughs that may come. Copyright MMVII, CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Autism :: Autism Theory Put to the Test With New Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: autism, health, wellness, children, research, study, health, children, environment, technology, science, scientists )


- 2552 days ago - spiritindia.com
Next time you lose your car keys and enlist the family to help you search, try a little experiment. After your spouse searches an area, go and look in the same place. It will likely feel strange, even irritating to both of you - and that's because you may
   

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