Daily Archives: June 1, 2012

Folate and Autism

Maternal periconceptional folic acid intake and risk of autism spectrum disorders and developmental delay in the CHARGE (CHildhood Autism Risks from Genetics and Environment) case-control study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22648721 Periconceptional folate is essential for proper neurodevelopment. OBJECTIVE: Maternal folic acid intake was … Continue reading

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Paralysed Rats Walk Again – Implications for Autism ?

Paralyzed rats run again: Could method help humans? http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-paralyzed-spinal-cord-20120531,0,6447865.story Original Press Release from Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne with video. http://actu.epfl.ch/news/walking-again-after-spinal-cord-injury/ “Rats with spinal cord injuries and severe paralysis are now walking (and running) thanks to researchers at EPFL. Published … Continue reading

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