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Blackrod children raise money to help kids with Asperger's syndrome

THESE Blackrod Church School pupils are an example to young people everywhere after raising money to support children with Asperger's syndrome.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sys-Con Media

David Selakovic Promotes Vegalab's Commitment to a Healthier Future

Pregnant women who live near farmland where pesticides are used show an astonishing 60% increase in the likelihood of giving birth to children with autism or other developmental issues.


Related Topix: Health, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

The Orlando Sentinel

Clermont, Eustis programs will educate residents about autism spectrum disorder

Close to 700 families in Lake County affected by autism are registered with the University of Central Florida's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.


Related Topix: Health, Eustis, FL, Clermont, FL, Lake County, FL, University of Central Florida

The Cary News

Martial arts studio in Cary focuses on students with special needs

She chopped, kicked and dodged every obstacle put in front of her in the small studio at My Favorite Cardio Place.


Related Topix: Cary, NC, Health, Raleigh, NC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Autistic man can barely speak a full sentence - but has the voice of an angel

Not only can Martin Finn perform pop songs pitch-perfect, but he mimics many artists as he takes part in concerts across Britain, bringing audiences to tears Aged 23, he can string no more than three words together at a time and does not understand them, reports the Sunday People.


Related Topix: Health, Ronan Keating, Pop/Rock

CBS Local

Scientists At UC Riverside Point At Enzyme For Critical Role In Development Of Autism

Scientists at UC Riverside are pointing at an enzyme called MMP-9 as playing a critical role in the development of autism.


Related Topix: Health, UC Riverside, Genetics, Medicine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

National Post

Autism's numbers game: Prevalence rates under microscope in fight for resources, support services

The young Etobicoke, Ont., woman likes watching Disney movies online and wearing nail polish.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Psychology, Science, Genetics

Autism: special education eligibility criteria explained

This represents a ten-fold increase in prevalence in 40 years, based on data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Cell, Medicine, Psychiatry

Free Republic

UCR: Researchers find key component of autistic behavior

A UC Riverside-led team of researchers says it has found conclusive evidence that a naturally produced enzyme in the body is responsible for autism and other neurological disorders in people with Fragile X syndrome.

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Related Topix: Health

Scientific Blogging

Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 Enzyme Linked To Autistic Behavior

Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes obsessive-compulsive and repetitive behaviors, and other behaviors on the autistic spectrum, as well as cognitive deficits.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Minocin, Minocycline (generic)

Thu Jul 24, 2014


[Perspective] Ribosome rescue and neurodegeneration

Many human cognitive and neurodegenerative diseases are caused by alterations in the amounts of specific neuronal proteins, which are maintained at proper levels by regulation of their synthesis and turnover.


Related Topix: Health

Wisconsin Gazette

New 'Phantom' amps up the beloved musical

In this production, the Paris opera house is more realistic and less dramatically lit.


Related Topix: Health, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Arts, Opera, Milwaukee, WI

The Washington Post

Convincing parents to vaccinate

"When I was a tenth-grader, there was a boy in my class whose name was Billy Lynn, and he had leukemia," Dr. Paul Offit, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, reminisced at a panel at the Television Critics Association press tour in Los Angeles on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, US Politics, US News


Screening adults for Asperger Syndrome using the AQ: a preliminary...

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Rise of measles linked to report

A discredited claim that the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine causes autism and bowel disease could be the reason for the spread of measles in the latest outbreak, a health official says.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps


TCA: PBS 'Nova' Panelists Scorch Jenny McCarthy Over Vaccine Position

During a PBS Q&A session for its Nova program, Vaccines: Calling The Shots , the conversation eventually wound its way around to Jenny McCarthy .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Jenny McCarthy

Science Blog

Study links enzyme to autistic behaviors

Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes obsessive-compulsive and repetitive behaviors, and other behaviors on the autistic spectrum, as well as cognitive deficits.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, UC Riverside, Minocin, Minocycline (generic)

Silicon Alley Insider

Two MIT Grads Founded A Startup That Almost Exclusively Employs People On The Autism Spectrum

ULTRA Testing cofounder Rajesh Anandan hopes to grow his team of testers to at least 250 in the next three years.


Related Topix: Health, Computers, Barnes & Noble, Retail, Barnes and Noble

The Daily Beast

RFK Jr.'s Twisted Anti-Vaxx HistoryBy Russell Saunders

Despite multiple studies showing no link between vaccines and autism, RFK Jr. continues to use his position to spread that lie.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, Preventive Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Molecular Psychiatry

Disturbed cingulate glutamate metabolism in adults with...

Correspondence: Professor L Tebartz van Elst, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Section for Experimental Neuropsychiatry, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Hauptstrasse 5, Freiburg 79104, Germany.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine