Daily Archives: January 15, 2014

Glial Markers for Autism research

Altered glial marker expression in autistic post-mortem prefrontal cortex and cerebellum. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24410870 The cellular mechanism(s) underlying autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are not completely understood, but ASDs are thought to ultimately result from disrupted synaptogenesis. However, studies have also shown that … Continue reading

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Pre- and Perinatal Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum

Pre- and Perinatal Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum Disorder in a New Jersey Cohort. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24413357 Abstract This study evaluated the prevalence of pre- and perinatal risk factors in a cohort of children with autism spectrum disorders compared with the New … Continue reading

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New Approaches needed for Autism Research.

Autism: metabolism, mitochondria, and the microbiome. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24416709 New approaches are needed to examine the diverse symptoms and comorbidities of the growing family of neurodevelopmental disorders known as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD originally was thought to be a static, inheritable … Continue reading

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Brain Imaging Abnormalities in 2-3 Years Old Toddlers.

Autism Spectrum Disorder as Early Neurodevelopmental Disorder: Evidence from the Brain Imaging Abnormalities in 2-3 Years Old Toddlers. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24419870 Abstract Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that occurs within the first 3 years of life, which is marked by … Continue reading

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Sight and Sound Separation in Autism

Vanderbilt study reveals senses of sight and sound separated in children with autism http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/01/senses-of-sight-and-sound-separated-in-children-with-autism/ by Craig Boerner  Vanderbilt University Press Release Like watching a foreign movie that was badly dubbed, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have trouble integrating simultaneous … Continue reading

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