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High IQ Linked to Higher Risk of Psychological Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, ADHD & Autism
Science & Tech  (tags: iq, intelligence, mental health, mental illness, depression, anxiety, adhd, autism )

- 125 days ago -
A new peer-reviewed paper has shown that possessing a high intellect could be directly linked to several psychological disorders including Depression, Anxiety, ADHD and Autism.
Children With Autism Have Extra Synapses In Their Brains
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, health, autism, science, interesting, humans )

- 1368 days ago -
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 )

- 1616 days ago -
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 )

- 2004 days ago -
"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
Science & Tech  (tags: Kaspar, friend, robot, technology, autistic kids, autism )

- 2631 days ago -
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 )

- 2700 days ago -
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 )

- 2961 days ago -
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 )

- 3399 days ago -
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 )

- 3676 days ago -
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 )

- 3736 days ago -
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 )

- 3816 days ago -
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 )

- 3819 days ago -
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 )

- 3835 days ago -
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 )

- 3910 days ago -
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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