Daily Archives: May 21, 2013

Premature Birth, Brain Development – Implications for Autism

Premature birth interrupts brain development http://www.healthnews.uc.edu/news/?/22617/ Imaging technique shows premature birth interrupts vital brain development processes, leading to reduced cognitive abilities in infants Researchers from King’s College London have for the first time used a novel form of MRI to … Continue reading

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Air pollution and Hyperactivity

Early-Life Traffic-Related Air Pollution Exposure Linked to Hyperactivity http://www.healthnews.uc.edu/news/?/22617/ CINCINNATI—Early-life exposure to traffic-related air pollution was significantly associated with higher hyperactivity scores at age 7, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical … Continue reading

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Environmental Enrichment – Positive Treatment Option for Autism

New Research Suggests Possible Direction for Treatment of Autism http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2013/05/autism-treatment.aspx Treatment can be done at home or school at low cost, according to study. WASHINGTON — In the first successful experiment with humans using a treatment known as sensory-motor or environmental … Continue reading

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