Day: June 1, 2017

Baby Teeth Offer Clues to Autism Risks

Differences in the uptake of multiple toxic and essential elements during the second and third trimesters and early postnatal periods are associated with the risk of developing autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to researchers from the Senator … …read more

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Link between autism, toxic lead levels found in baby teeth

June 1 (UPI) –Research from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, or NIEHS, has found a link between elevated lead levels in baby teeth and autism. The study by NIEHS, part of the National Institutes of Health found that baby teeth from … …read more

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Metals and nutrients in baby teeth tied to autism risk

(Reuters Health) – Differences in exposure to certain metals and nutrients like lead and zinc in the womb and in early childhood may affect a child’s risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), researchers say. “Much of the research so far has … …read more

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2017 AAA 400 Drive For Autism DFS Lineup

The longest race of the NASCAR season is in the books. Anybody that had money on Jimmie Johnson in the Coca-Cola 600 is likely still shaking their head. Johnson was in position to cruise to a victory in last week’s race before he ran out of gas with a … …read more

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Maybe Lead Causes Autism Too

How do you measure exposure to lead? The usual—and most accurate—way is a blood test. The problem is that lead disappears from the bloodstream pretty quickly, so this only tells us about lead exposure in the past few months. What if you want to know … …read more

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Farrah Abraham: Debra Danielsen Has Asperger’s Syndrome!

If you watch Teen Mom online, than you’re probably aware that Farrah Abraham is not known for expressing herself in the most articulate fashion. In fact, the Teen Mom everyone loves to hate is clearly a graduate of the Sarah Palin School of Rhetoric: She … …read more

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Differences in uptake of toxins, nutritional elements during late pregnancy and early life linked to ASD risk

Using evidence found in baby teeth, researchers from The Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Environmental Health Sciences Laboratory and The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai found that differences in the uptake of multiple toxic and essential elements over the second and third trimesters and early postnatal …read more

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Baby Teeth Link Autism and Heavy Metals

Summary: According to researchers, the baby teeth of children with autism contain higher concentrations of toxic lead, and less manganese and zinc that children who are not on the spectrum. Source: NIH/NIEHS. Baby teeth from children with autism contain … …read more

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Winning YouTube Next Up: a Week at the Creator Camp

We couldn’t have been more diverse in our topics: fashion & beauty, science, cooking, fitness & health, music, teaching, living with Aspergers Syndrome, and me — gardening & natural lifestyle. I’d never realised before but I don’t really follow … …read more

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Study finds autism alone does not increase risk of violence

June 1 (UPI) –Researchers at the University of Bristol in England have found that a diagnosis of autism by itself does not increase the risk of violent offending. The study at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with the Karolinska Institute in … …read more

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Customer Service with Aspergers: Greeting Customers with a Smile

One of the most important job skills every employee, including those on the autism spectrum, must learn is how to greet a customer properly. If employees learn this valuable skill, they will be way ahead of the pack. Their employer will notice and … …read more

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Baby Teeth Link Autism and Heavy Metals Exposure

NEW YORK, New York, July 1, 2017 (ENS) – Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less of the essential nutrients zinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children without autism, according to an innovative study funded by the … …read more

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