Daily Archives: July 17, 2014

Epilepsy lower in Fragile X than other Autism

EEG abnormalities and seizures in genetically diagnosed Fragile X syndrome. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25016068 Abstract We describe the seizure and EEG characteristics in a population of children with known Fragile X. The medical records of 135 genetically confirmed FXS patients receiving care in … Continue reading

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Lithium, Isolation and Autism

Lithium ameliorates autistic-like behaviors induced by neonatal isolation in rats. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25018711 Abstract Neonatal isolation is a widely accepted model to study the long-term behavioral changes produced by the early life events. However, it remains unknown whether neonatal isolation can induce … Continue reading

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Treatments for biomedical abnormalities associated with autism spectrum disorder.

Treatments for biomedical abnormalities associated with autism spectrum disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25019065 Abstract Recent studies point to the effectiveness of novel treatments that address physiological abnormalities associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This is significant because safe and effective treatments for ASD … Continue reading

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