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Oxytocin, the love hormone, can ease autism symptoms claim US Researchers
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Oxytocin, the love hormone, can ease autism symptoms claim US Researchers

US researchers have found that using the 'love' hormone Oxytocin can help autistic children with socialisation skills. Oxytocin is a naturally occurring hormone in the human body, and as well as being present in the onset of labour, also aids the bonding be...
Functional gastrointestinal problems are not uncommon in autism
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Functional gastrointestinal problems are not uncommon in autism

The presence of bowel issues, whether functional bowel habit problems such as constipation or diarrhoea or more chronic bowel pathology, occurring alongside the presentation of at least some cases of autism have perhaps more that any other comorbidity generate...
Air pollution and genetics – risks for autism onset according to new research
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Air pollution and genetics – risks for autism onset according to new research

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) has published a  new study relating increase in air pollution to a rise in autism diagnosis in those carrying already vulnerable genetics. The study entitled "Autism spectrum disorde...
Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism
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Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism

A cryptocurrency millionaire from NYC, according to sources close to this man, Igor Berezner, who is a Hunter College Psychology Graduate, decided to donate the private key to his Ripple wallet that is believed to be worth over $400K. Berezner mailed the “pap...
Vaccines back in the headlines – here’s what the experts say
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Vaccines back in the headlines – here’s what the experts say

September 16th’s Republican debate put vaccines back in the headlines, when Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon, was asked to comment on Donald Trump’s statements linking vaccinations to autism. Carson said: "We have extremely well-documented proof that there i...