Monthly Archives: April 2016

Chronic Lack of Sleep – Linked to Neurological Damage – Implications for Autism ?

 Insomnia Linked to Damage in Brain Communication Networks At A Glance Twenty-three insomnia patients and 30 healthy controls were examined with diffusion tensor imaging and given questionnaires to evaluate mental status and sleep patterns. Compared to the healthy controls, … Continue reading

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Environment x Genes – Fungicides and Autism

Could a new class of fungicides play a role in autism, neurodegenerative diseases? A new UNC School of Medicine study shows how chemicals designed to protect crops can cause gene expression changes in mouse brain cells that look strikingly … Continue reading

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2016 CDC Autism Prevalence – 1 in 68

U.S. Autism Rate Unchanged in New CDC Report Researchers say it’s too early to tell if rate has stabilized Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health contributed to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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