Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

ASD – Is a Blood Test a possibility ?

Image: dream designs / FreeDigitalPhotos.net The following article in the LA Times caught my eye recently because I’d just finished a conversation in regards to the prevalence of autism in the community. A thoroughly complex situation that needs some urgent … Continue reading

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Psychotropic Medication Use in Children With Autism.

Psychotropic Medication Use in Children With Autism in the Kentucky Medicaid Population. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22492834 Abstract “This study reviewed Kentucky Medicaid claims data for children with autism spectrum disorders to determine psychotropic drug (PTD) use in this population. Children with autism spectrum … Continue reading

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Genetic Risk and Stressful Early Infancy Join to Increase Risk for Schizophrenia

Genetic Risk and Stressful Early Infancy Join to Increase Risk for Schizophrenia “The researchers reported in the March 2 issue of Cell that defects in a schizophrenia-risk genes and environmental stress right after birth  together can lead to abnormal brain … Continue reading

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