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Genetic and Environmental Influences Are Equally Important Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum Disorder

There are 13 comments on the Newswise story from May 5, 2014, titled Genetic and Environmental Influences Are Equally Important Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum Disorder. In it, Newswise reports that:

In the largest family study on autism spectrum disorder to date, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, along with a research team from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm Sweden and King's College in London found that individual risk of ASD and autistic disorder increased with greater genetic relatedness in families - ... (more)

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#1 May 5, 2014
The study had more than two million Swedish children born in 1982 through 2006, and included more than 1.6 million unique families. Participants were followed for 20 years or until 2009, whichever came first.
They found that individual risk of ASD and autistic disorder increased with greater genetic relatedness in families – that is, persons with a sibling, half-sibling or cousin diagnosed with autism have an increased likelihood of developing ASD themselves. Furthermore, the research findings showed that “environmental” factors unique to the individual (birth complications, maternal infections, etc.) were more of a determinant for ASD than previously believed.

Another bad say for anti vaxxers.
Vaccines Maim Kill

Winnipeg, Canada

#2 May 5, 2014
friend wrote:
The study had more than two million Swedish children born in 1982 through 2006, and included more than 1.6 million unique families. Participants were followed for 20 years or until 2009, whichever came first.
They found that individual risk of ASD and autistic disorder increased with greater genetic relatedness in families – that is, persons with a sibling, half-sibling or cousin diagnosed with autism have an increased likelihood of developing ASD themselves. Furthermore, the research findings showed that “environmental” factors unique to the individual (birth complications, maternal infections, etc.) were more of a determinant for ASD than previously believed.
Another bad say for anti vaxxers.
We can read. Paid for by government health departments. the ones who don't want the vaccine program to collapse if the truth was told. Best keep parents in the dark.

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#3 May 5, 2014
Who do you think funds studies, attorney's??!!
friend DUHZ it again

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#4 May 5, 2014
friend wrote:
Who do you think funds studies, attorney's??!!
Haven't heard of ANY funding studies.

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#5 May 6, 2014
Who ever pays/ funds a study doesn't determine outcome, unless of course it's a conflict of interest like attoney's. But to your dismay, none of the 8 of this study poses a conflict and none of them were related to vaccines at all.

"This study held several advantages over previous studies, which may account for differences in research findings. The large sample size, established using data from multiple Swedish national registries, provided researchers with an unbiased population-based sample. Additionally, the length of follow-up time in this study increased the reliability of the finding results. This study was also one of the first to be able to accurately calculate RRR, by including twice as many cases of ASD and more detailed family data, including monozygotic and dizygotic twins and cousins, than previous studies."
friend DUHZ it again

Winnipeg, Canada

#6 May 6, 2014
friend wrote:
Who ever pays/ funds a study doesn't determine outcome, unless of course it's a conflict of interest like attoney's. But to your dismay, none of the 8 of this study poses a conflict and none of them were related to vaccines at all.
"This study held several advantages over previous studies, which may account for differences in research findings. The large sample size, established using data from multiple Swedish national registries, provided researchers with an unbiased population-based sample. Additionally, the length of follow-up time in this study increased the reliability of the finding results. This study was also one of the first to be able to accurately calculate RRR, by including twice as many cases of ASD and more detailed family data, including monozygotic and dizygotic twins and cousins, than previous studies."
So you are all impressed by this unexplained jargon? Typical. Can't comprehend it so you just copy. It fails to explain WHY these things mean anything. Scientific blah blah. Pure trash.

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#7 May 6, 2014
Actually, WHY is right in the title. Hello. Guess that's not something you cant comprehend!
friend DUHZ it again

Winnipeg, Canada

#8 May 6, 2014
friend wrote:
Actually, WHY is right in the title. Hello. Guess that's not something you cant comprehend!
So then the title is science. and that's all it takes to convince you, A title. Buh Wah Ha Ha what a moron.
Sam

Saint-hubert, Canada

#9 May 6, 2014
Basically, all the past intense studies solely focusing on genetics were mostly waste of money and time for kids with autism.

The study is saying almost if you have genetic vulnerability the environmental factor such as vaccine can cause and induce autism. No wonder if one family member is affacted then the chances are increased 10 fold for other family members to get autism.

\\\\\\\\\not a surpise since in crohn disease and many aother diseases vaccines virus genom has been traced in the body organs and guts.

But they knwo that fact and they have the mandate to immunize regardless of the risks and immune disorders follwoing vaccination.

Poor people who are not aware and bring their children and get vaccinated or those who in their old age vaccinate and get cancer caused again by RNA genome of virus within vaccines.

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#10 May 6, 2014
Wrong.'Genetic vulnerability the environmental factors' did not and does not include vaccines. Vaccines are not considered environmental. Vaccines are considered medical. Environmental exposure is some thing a person is exposed to in their daily life that they're not aware of. Everyone is aware when they get a vaccine.
Nice try at misinfo scare tactic and abusing a study to fit ones conspiracy theory.

You're aso wrong about Crohn's. It has never been traced directly to vaccines. Try reading the Crohn's Foundation, not anti vaxxers sites. Crohn's runs in families and is more prevalent among adolescents and young adults between the ages of 15 and 35, pointing away from vaccines. Surprisingly, the environment in which you live also appears to play a role. Crohn’s is more common in developed countries rather than undeveloped countries, in urban rather than rural areas, and in northern rather than southern climates.

You're just full of unfounded scare tactics. Cancer also has not been linked to vaccines.
Vaccines Toxic

Winnipeg, Canada

#12 May 10, 2014
Chemicals turn genes on/off (mutes genes) http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/ne...
Gender differences from toxic metals (environmental exposure) http:www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubm ed/16996054
neurobehavioral effects of chemicals http://www.cmaj.ca/content/163/11/1471.full
Vaccines Toxic

Winnipeg, Canada

#13 May 10, 2014
friend DUHZ it again

Winnipeg, Canada

#14 Jul 11, 2014
friend wrote:
Wrong.'Genetic vulnerability the environmental factors' did not and does not include vaccines. Vaccines are not considered environmental. Vaccines are considered medical. Environmental exposure is some thing a person is exposed to in their daily life that they're not aware of. Everyone is aware when they get a vaccine.
Nice try at misinfo scare tactic and abusing a study to fit ones conspiracy theory.
You're aso wrong about Crohn's. It has never been traced directly to vaccines. Try reading the Crohn's Foundation, not anti vaxxers sites. Crohn's runs in families and is more prevalent among adolescents and young adults between the ages of 15 and 35, pointing away from vaccines. Surprisingly, the environment in which you live also appears to play a role. Crohn’s is more common in developed countries rather than undeveloped countries, in urban rather than rural areas, and in northern rather than southern climates.
You're just full of unfounded scare tactics. Cancer also has not been linked to vaccines.
vaccines ARE an ENVIRONMENTAL influence only a fool would deny.

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