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  1. The Arc Minnesota Board of Directors Elects OfficersRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... and assistance, personal advocacy, and public policy leadership to support a good life. Disabilities may include autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, fragile X, Williams syndrome, and other disabilities. The Arc ...


  2. Statewide data shows Texas anti-vaccine movement is growingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chron

    ... of a national choice movement giving parents more power to exempt their children from drugs they fear could cause autism or other harm. Medical experts have debunked allegations that vaccines cause autism and insist the drugs are safe. They argue ...


  3. Cherish Wilson steadily improving her driving, has a chance to take Hornets title this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... Her husband, Dallas, is now her "pit guy." One of her fans who has Asperger Syndrome, a high functioning form of Autism, painted the logo on the car. The troll was because the kids frequently comment on her size and said she looks like a little ...


  4. She left her job, sold her house for autism centerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Westland Observer

    Rachelle Vartanian sold her house and left her job to start a nonprofit that helps people with autism and related challenges became more independent. She left her job, sold her house to help people with autism Rachelle Vartanian sold her house and left her job to start a nonprofit that helps people with autism and related challenges became more independent.


  5. Supermodel Elle Macpherson linked to controversial anti-vaccine doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson is reportedly dating controversial doctor Andrew Wakefield who came under scrutiny for his study that linked vaccines to autism. Macpherson, 54, was spotted last week kissing Andrew Wakefield in Miami, just a year after her divorce from Jeffrey Soffer.


  6. Why it's so scary that Elle Macpherson is dating the father of the anti-vaxx movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boing Boing

    ... a man responsible for uncountable child deaths today and in the future, who still insists that vaccines cause autism (he claims that in 15 years, "80 percent of American boys" will have autism due to vaccinations). Celebrities have been key to ...


  7. Festivalgoers urged to get MMR jab as measles infection rate soarsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Crofs Blogs

    Festivalgoers who missed the MMR vaccination 20 years ago have been urged to get the jab before the European festival season, after infection rates in England tripled in a year. It has been 20 years since the controversy surrounding the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, which falsely linked the jab to autism and resulted in a significant drop in its uptake.


  8. Doctor dating Elle Macpherson built house for wife before dumping herRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    ... voice actor, radio host and longtime supporter of her estranged husband's discredited work linking the MMR vaccine to autism. Wakefield was banned from practising medicine in the UK because of unethical behavior. 'They had just build the house and a ...


  9. Ambitious boy tackles autism through soap selling businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... way around markets with the launch of his soap business. Earlier this year, he was diagnosed with high-functioning autism (HFA). The exuberant 12-year-old was ostracised by his own family, bullied by fellow peers and deplored by school teachers. In ...


  10. Researchers identify key protein involved in irregular brain cell activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News

    In a new study in mice, researchers have identified a key protein involved in the irregular brain cell activity seen in autism spectrum disorders and epilepsy. The protein, p53, is well-known in cancer biology as a tumor suppressor.


  11. Elle Macpherson - dating Brit doctor banned over MMR jab and autism...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Star

    The 61-year-old medic started the modern anti-vaccination movement by publishing research which sparked worldwide alarm about the side-effects of the MMR injection. Wakefield, who reportedly started dating Elle late last year, co-authored a research paper which wrongly claimed the inoculation against measles, mumps and rubella causes autism and bowel disease.


  12. Wife of British doctor pictured kissing Elle MacPherson is 'shocked'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Daily Mail

    ... who spawned the modern anti-vaccination movement with widely discredited research, claiming that the MMR jab causes autism and bowel disease. He is married with four children. But speaking from his home Dronfield, Derbyshire, Wakefield's ...


  13. Elle Macpherson is dating controversial anti-vaccination activist Andrew WakefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | New York Daily News

    ... country in 2010 after he was found to have falsified research linking the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to autism. Wakefield's problematic research - published in The Lancet in 1998 - was discredited in a 2004 Sunday Times investigation that ...


  14. Elle Macpherson kisses discredited doctor at food marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Mail on Sunday

    'The meeting went so well, Putin said he might make Trump president for another four years': Late-night hosts tear apart president's Russia summit Obama's sharp rebuke to Trump as he warns that 'strongman politics are ascendant', 'the free press is under attack' and social media is used to 'propagate conspiracy theories' Arnold Schwarzenegger blasts Trump calling him a 'little wet noodle' for his press conference with Putin and scolds him saying 'You sold out our country' EXCLUSIVE: Elle Macpherson, 54, is dating discredited former doctor Andrew Wakefield, 60, a driving force behind the anti-vaxxer movement when his debunked theory linked the childhood MMR jab to autism Model Elle Macpherson has been pictured kissing a former British doctor who was the driving force of the anti-vaxxer movement.


  15. Protein found to be key component in irregularly excited brain cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Research scientist Kwan Young Lee, left, molecular and integrative physiology professor Nien-Pei Tsai and their colleagues discovered that an overabundance of the tumor suppressor protein p53 in neurons can lead to impaired regulation of neuronal excitability in a mouse model of Fragile X syndrome. Credit: Steph Adams In a new study in mice, researchers have identified a key protein involved in the irregular brain cell activity seen in autism spectrum disorders and epilepsy.


  16. Anti-vax movement founder Andrew Wakefield 'dating Elle Macpherson'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | The First Post

    ... in British medical journal The Lancet in which he claimed that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine caused autism in children. Over the next five years, vaccinations dropped from 90% to 70% in the UK, The Independent reports. The study was ...


  17. Fragile-x high tea to raise toasts and funds for genetic disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Examiner

    ... Fragile-x syndrome is the most common known cause of inherited intellectual disability and the most common cause of autism spectrum disorder. However a group of affected families in Launceston have come together to raise awareness of the disorder, ...


  18. Using non-invasive brain recordings to characterize activity in deep structuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Many neurophysiological processes, such as memory, sensory perception and emotion, as well as diseases including Alzheimer's, depression and autism, are mediated by brain regions located deep beneath the cerebral cortex. Techniques to non-invasively image millisecond-scale activity in these deep brain regions are limited.


  19. Isoform-selective phosphoinositide 3-kinase inhibition ameliorates a...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | Neuropsychopharmacology

    ... pathway are shared characteristics in several brain disorders, including the inherited intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder, fragile X syndrome (FXS). PI3K signaling therefore could serve as a therapeutic target for FXS and other ...


  20. Schoolboy reveals just how isolating it can be - and how much he has to offer to the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | IcWolverhampton

    The difference is Tyler has Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism which causes sensory processing difficulties, meaning he struggles with loud noises, bright colours, sarcasm and anything he can't take literally.