Daily Archives: August 20, 2013

Danish Study Supports Genetics and the Maternal Environment in Autism

Recurrence Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders Examined for Full, Half Siblings http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/home.page Aug. 19, 2013 — A Danish study of siblings suggests the recurrence risks for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) varied from 4.5 percent to 10.5 percent depending on the … Continue reading

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Beneficial Bacteria – Obesity, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Autism

A Home for the Microbiome http://www.caltech.edu/content/home-microbiome Caltech biologists identify, for the first time, a mechanism by which beneficial bacteria reside and thrive in the gastrointestinal tract The human body is full of tiny microorganisms—hundreds to thousands of species of bacteria … Continue reading

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