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Autism and Epilepsy – Vagus Nerve Stimulation as Treatment

Autistic spectrum disorder, epilepsy, and vagus nerve stimulation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25922052 Abstract PURPOSE: In individuals with a comorbid autistic spectrum disorder and medically refractory epilepsy, vagus nerve stimulation may offer the potential of seizure control and a positive behavioral side effect profile. … Continue reading

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Vitamin D and Autism II

Vitamin D status in autism spectrum disorders and the efficacy of vitamin D supplementation in autistic children. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25876214 Abstract Objectives Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder characterized by pervasive deficits in social interaction, impairment in verbal and non-verbal … Continue reading

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Oxytocin and Autism – Treatment

Long-term oxytocin administration improves social behaviors in a girl with autistic disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22888794 Complete article available here as provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-244X/12/110/abstract BACKGROUND: Patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) exhibit core autistic symptoms including social impairments from early childhood and mostly … Continue reading

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