Day: June 2, 2017

Prenatal, Early-Life Toxin, Nutrient Exposure Tied to Autism

Differences in the uptake of multiple toxic and essential elements during the second and third trimesters and early postnatal periods have been linked to an increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to new research. …read more

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NASCAR qualifying: Kyle Busch on pole for AAA 400 Drive for Autism

June 2, 2017 5:10pm EDT June 2, 2017 5:10pm EDT Motorsport, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, English, NASCAR, AAA 400, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch Busch posted a top speed of 158.954 mph in Dover to grab the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup Series AAA 400 Drive … …read more

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Study links autism found in baby teeth with metals

A new study reports a link between autism and heavy metals. Researchers in the study, funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, found that baby teeth from children with autism contained more toxic lead and less of the nutrients … …read more

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Baby Teeth Study Links Autism to Lead Levels

FRIDAY, June 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An analysis of chemicals in baby teeth suggests that exposure to lead in pregnancy or shortly after birth might make infants more vulnerable to developing autism. At the same time, the investigators found that … …read more

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Barber Goes Extra Mile For Boy With Autism, Cuts Hair in the Car

When this 16-year-old boy started having anxiety in the middle of a haircut, his mom figured he would be walking away with half a head of hair – that is, until the barber went the extra mile for her son. Evan O’Dwyer has nonverbal autism and sensory … …read more

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Metals, nutrients in baby teeth tied to autism risk

Differences in exposure to certain metals and nutrients such as lead and zinc in the womb and in early childhood may affect a child’s risk of developing autism spectrum disorder, researchers say. “Much of the research so far has identified genetic … …read more

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Baby Teeth Study Points to Links Between Autism, Lead Levels

FRIDAY, June 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An analysis of chemicals in baby teeth suggests that exposure to lead in pregnancy or shortly after birth might make infants more vulnerable to developing autism. At the same time, the investigators found that … …read more

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Autism-safety fair set for Fairfax

The inaugural “Autism Safety Fair” will be presented on Saturday, June 10 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy Range, 3721 Stonecroft Blvd. in Chantilly. The event is hosted by the Fairfax County Fraternal Order of Police … …read more

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Study of kids with autism identifies hospitalization risk factors

Children or teens with autism spectrum disorders often come to hospitals when behavioral episodes overwhelm the support that caregivers can provide at home—but resources at hospitals are sometimes limited, too, says clinical psychologist and researcher … …read more

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Autism and Heavy Metals Linked Trough Baby Teeth

This is a cross-section of tooth showing laser removal of the dentine layer, in tan, for analysis of metal content. [J. Gregory, Mount Sinai Health System] Exposure to heavy metals, such as lead, mercury, and zinc, and the development of autism spectral … …read more

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Autism and Heavy Metals Linked Through Baby Teeth

This is a cross-section of a tooth showing laser removal of the dentine layer, in tan, for analysis of metal content. [J. Gregory/Mount Sinai Health System] Exposure to heavy metals, such as lead, mercury, and zinc, and the development of autism spectral … …read more

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