March 28, 2017

Blood Test May Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Autism Diagnosis

Two metabolic biomarkers accurately predict autistic… [more]

Blood Test May Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Autism Diagnosis Blood Test May Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Autism Diagnosis

Extra-axial CSF Predicts Autism Development in High-risk Infants

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An increased amount of… [more]

Extra-axial CSF Predicts Autism Development in High-risk Infants Extra-axial CSF Predicts Autism Development in High-risk Infants

Perinatal Complications Tied to Increased Autism Risk

Children exposed to complications shortly before or… [more]

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Gastrointestinal Woes in Autism Explained?

A heightened stress reaction may explain the high rate… [more]

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Parental Obesity Linked to Developmental Delays in Kids

Both maternal and paternal obesity may play a role… [more]

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Social Skills Training Program

Who: The social skills group will be run by graduate… [more]

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Halloween “Tricks” for Children with Autism

By Elizabeth Murcie, PNP Halloween can be a fun… [more]

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Blood Test May Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Autism Diagnosis

Two metabolic biomarkers accurately predict autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) in children, new research shows. A multivariate statistical analysis conducted by investigators at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, “provides unprecedented quantitative classification results” that accurately identify children with ASD and neurotypical children. For the study, investigator Juergen Hahn, PhD, professor and head, Department of […]

Extra-axial CSF Predicts Autism Development in High-risk Infants

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – An increased amount of extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is associated with a higher risk of developing autism in infants at high familial risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to findings from the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS). “This potential biomarker at 6 months of age raises the potential for […]

Perinatal Complications Tied to Increased Autism Risk

Children exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were 15% more likely to develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than were children not exposed to complications, new research indicates. The relative risk varied depending on the timing of the exposure, according to the Kaiser Permanente study, published online January 31 […]

Gastrointestinal Woes in Autism Explained?

A heightened stress reaction may explain the high rate of gastrointestinal (GI) problems, particularly constipation, in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), new research shows. “One cannot make specific clinical recommendations based upon this study, but it will be of particular interest to see if treatment of constipation in ASD can be augmented by targeting […]

Parental Obesity Linked to Developmental Delays in Kids

Both maternal and paternal obesity may play a role in early childhood neurodevelopment, according to a new study published online January 2 in Pediatrics. “In this first US study to prospectively examine both maternal and paternal obesity, maternal obesity was associated with delays in fine motor development, whereas paternal obesity was associated with delays in […]