04Dec
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ADHD And Autism Spectrum Disorder Share Changes In The Same Genes

Post Views: 167 In two common child psychiatric disorders, autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), researchers found they share changes in the same genes, according to a study published in Nature Neuroscience. As attributed in the study, funded by Aarhus University, Copenhagen University, and the Lundbeck Foundation, researchers focused on the exome sequences of nearly […]

01Dec
2019
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How to Deal with Autism, Especially When It Hits Your Household

Post Views: 148 Approximately 1 in 59 children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in the United States. Parenting a child with autism spectrum disorder presents unique challenges. Just like with any child that has special needs, children on the autism spectrum disorder need the love and discipline of a parent. So, how does one do […]

21Nov
2019
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Germany Autism Spectrum Disorder Therapeutics Market Trends & Analysis

Post Views: 97 The “Germany Autism Spectrum Disorder Therapeutics Market: Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2024” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The country research report on Germany autism spectrum disorder therapeutics market is a customer intelligence and competitive study of the Germany market. Moreover, the report provides deep insights into demand forecasts, market […]

20Nov
2019
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Fever Effect Pilot Study Completed

Post Views: 99 AVACEN) announced that its sponsored and independently conducted 12-family double blinded, double placebo-controlled, multi-phase (6 weeks per phase) pilot study of ASD children ages 4-17* has been completed. This extensive study which began 24 months ago, used the FDA-cleared, Class II, AVACEN 100 dry heat therapy device to simulate a low-grade fever […]

17Nov
2019
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How a neuroscientist’s infant son revolutionized our understanding of autism

Post Views: 109 Henry Markram, the neuroscientist behind the billion-dollar Blue Brain Project to build a supercomputer model of the brain, has set the goal of decoding all disturbances of the mind within a generation. This quest is personal for him. The driving force behind his grand ambition has been his son Kai, who suffers […]

17Nov
2019
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Levels of Autism: Understanding the Different Types of ASD

Post Views: 92 Over the years, autism has been defined in different ways within the medical and behavioral health community. DSM – Diagnosing Autism Specifically, the DSM (diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders), the leading source for diagnosing various mental or behavioral disorders in the United States, has changed the criteria or requirements for […]

12Nov
2019
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Gluten-free Diet Has No Benefits For Autistic Children, New Study Finds

Post Views: 130 Parents of autistic children are constantly seeking new treatments. Autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, is a developmental disorder that causes problems in social interaction and communication, ranging from mild to severe. It’s an extremely challenging condition for parents, and as of today there is no cure. However, there are plenty of websites […]

09Nov
2019
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Autism spectrum disorder

Post Views: 155  In the article “Why are so many children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders?” (Health + Family, November 6th), we were surprised to see the assertion that a possible reason for the increase in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis may be “sensory processing disorder”, a condition “often exacerbated by biomedical factors such […]

06Nov
2019
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Autism associated with excessive weight gain among children

Post Views: 92 Children with autism spectrum disorder are 41% more likely to develop obesity than typically developing children living in the same geographical regions, according to findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis published in Pediatric Obesity. “Children with autism appear to be at a higher risk [for] developing overweight and obesity, particularly when living […]

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