Day: June 3, 2017

Autism sufferers get superhero treatment

A unique theme for a fundraising walk, designed to not only increase awareness for autism but honour those affected by it, is growing in popularity. The seventh annual Superhero Walk for Autism strolled through Fredericton’s Odell Park on Saturday … …read more

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Thousands outrun autism

More than 1,000 people laced up their sneakers for a good cause Saturday morning. The 12th annual Outrunning Autism 5K was at the Parklands of Floyds Fork. Families for Effective Autism Treatment of Louisville hosted the event. The goal is to raise … …read more

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Baby Teeth Link Toxic Substances to Autism

While researchers have yet to determine the exact cause of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), new findings suggest differences in exposure to certain metals and nutrients in the womb and in early childhood may affect a child’s risk of developing the disorder. …read more

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Baby teeth with heavy metals may predict autism risk: Study

Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less of essential nutrients such as zinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children without autism, finds a study led by an Indian-origin researcher. The study showed that children with … …read more

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Blantyre ladies’ lunch raises over £2000 for autism facility

A ladies’ lunch event held within Carrigan’s, Blantyre, has raised £2375 for the South Lanarkshire ARCH Autism Centre. Organised by Hamilton ladies Carolann Guthrie and Andrea Maxwell, the event attracted 150 people all of whom have been affected by … …read more

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Exposure to Toxins Linked to Risk of Autism

Differences in the uptake of multiple toxic and essential elements,over the second and third trimesters and early postnatal periods are associated with the risk of developing autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to a study published June 1 in the … …read more

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Baby teeth can predict the risk of autism: Study

The findings showed that children with autism had higher levels of lead throughout development, and lower levels of manganese, both before and after birth. New York: A study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found that baby teeth with more toxic lead … …read more

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Autism workshop at city university

A WORKSHOP exploring the challenges and potential solutions in gaining graduate level employment for young adults on the autism spectrum will be hosted by York St John University. The event is for employers, specialist employment services, further … …read more

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Your Baby’s Teeth Can Predict the Risk of Autism?

A recently conducted study establishes a link between children’s teeth and risk of autism. According to the study – which was published in the journal Nature Communications – kids who have autism have teeth that contain more toxic lead and less of … …read more

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Boy with autism in adult psych hospital

A 14-year-old boy with severe autism boy has been housed by the HSE in an unused block of an adult psychiatric hospital for more than a week while efforts are made to find a suitable placement. The boy, who has significant behavioural issues, is in a … …read more

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