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GAPS diet nutrition for children with autism
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GAPS diet nutrition for children with autism

What do you feed your children? There are a number of faddy and unscientific diets out there that claim to be able to improve mental dexterity and acuity of a child. Science has shown that what we put in our bodies is important, eating a nutritionally viable...
Leaky guts and the maternal immune activated mouse model of autism
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Leaky guts and the maternal immune activated mouse model of autism

Continuing a theme of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract potentially being an important organ when it comes to at least some cases of autism, the paper by Elaine Hsiao and colleagues* adds an interesting additional layer to the science with a specific focus o...
Autism v’s Vaccines debate hits media once more
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Autism v’s Vaccines debate hits media once more

  An intelligently written and presented piece by American investigative broadcast  journalist and freelancer Ben Swann hit the autism community and on December 4. There is huge debate within the autism community regarding the validity of claims...
Studies Suggest Female Brain Has Inherent Protection from Autism
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Studies Suggest Female Brain Has Inherent Protection from Autism

  What the unique issues for females on the autism spectrum? We have reported on research that suggests girls are being under diagnosed as well as interviewed Olley Edwards on her views.  Autism Daily Newscasts begins to address these issues further...
Emma Murphy from Manchester, Co-founder of FACSA ( Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome Association)
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Emma Murphy from Manchester, Co-founder of FACSA ( Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome Association)

Emma Murphy from Manchester UK, co-founded FACSA ( Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome Association) in November this year with Janet Williams. This is a support group for families affected by FACS. Both women have children who are affected by Fetal Anti Convuls...
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...
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...
Adults with autism likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, says study
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Adults with autism likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, says study

Chapel Hill, N.C. --- A research recently published in the Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders suggests that adults with autism are more likely to develop Parkinson's disease than others without the developmental condition. The study, "High rates of parki...
Robert Kennedy Jr : Thimerosal, vaccination and political fireworks
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Robert Kennedy Jr : Thimerosal, vaccination and political fireworks

Robert Kennedy Jr has once again inflamed the Thimerosal vaccination debate by threatening to publish his book "Thimerosal: Let the Science speak" which contains information he claims the CDC is hiding from the American public. It's not the first time K...
N.J. judge: Mother can’t bring medical marijuana to her child at school
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N.J. judge: Mother can’t bring medical marijuana to her child at school

TRENTON -- The mother of a teenage New Jersey girl with epilepsy cannot come to school to feed her daughter cannabis oil that has helped control her seizures, a state judge ruled Tuesday, saying state and federal drug possession laws trump their right to use m...