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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...
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...
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...
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...