Day: June 20, 2017

Sciencedaily.com: Older dads have 'geekier' sons

New King’s College London research suggests that sons of older fathers are more intelligent, more focused on their interests and less concerned about fitting in, all characteristics typically seen in ‘geeks’.

While previous research has shown that children of older fathers are at a higher risk of some adverse outcomes,

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Healio.com: Gut microbiome therapies show promise for treating autism

Therapies that target the gut microbiome through diet, prebiotics, probiotics, antibiotics or fecal microbiota transplantation could effectively treat autism spectrum disorders, but finding a “cheap and effective treatment” requires better designed and larger studies, according to researchers who reviewed more than 150 studies published since the 1960s.

While it is

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Ctvnews.ca: 'Panic mode': Mom seeks discontinued sippy cups for boy with autism

Ctvnews.ca: 'Panic mode': Mom seeks discontinued sippy cups for boy with autism

An Ontario mother whose three children have autism is turning to the internet for help, in hopes of finding more of the now-discontinued sippy cups that her eldest exclusively chooses to drink from.

Jessica Szucki, of Tecumseh, Ont., says her six-year-old son Dryden is very particular about his beverage containers,

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Variety.com: Paramount, Lorne Michaels Developing Autism Book 'Neurotribes' as Movie (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety.com: Paramount, Lorne Michaels Developing Autism Book 'Neurotribes' as Movie (EXCLUSIVE)

Paramount has acquired movie rights to Steve Silberman’s science book “Neurotribes” and set up the project with Lorne Michaels at his Broadway Video production company.

Silberman’s book, “Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently,” was published in 2015, won the Samuel Johnson

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Ami.ca: A $533 million autism program

Ami.ca: A $533 million autism program

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Bruce Macintosh of the Ontario Autism Coalition discusses the new $533 million program the Ontario government is investing in for children with autism.

Keywords: autism, Ontario, government, news, Ontario Autism Coalition, Bruce Macintosh

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Wsvn.com: 7SkyForce HD finds missing 11-year-old boy with autism on Hialeah rooftop

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) – It appears that an 11-year-old boy with autism who went missing, Tuesday, in Hialeah, was discovered on a rooftop.

7SkyForce HD flew over the scene in a Hialeah neighborhood where Hialeah Police were seen with bloodhounds searching the area when they discovered Gort lying on the

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Futurism.com: Scientists Call for More Research into Link Between Autism and Gut Bacteria

Futurism.com: Scientists Call for More Research into Link Between Autism and Gut Bacteria

In Brief After studies over the course of 50 years have found a correlation between gut bacteria and autism, researchers are now rallying for more large-scale tests to be performed to see how strong the link is. Autism and Diet

Researchers have explored 150 papers, written since the 1960’s, that

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Marijuana.com: Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana: Licensing, Research, and Autism

Marijuana.com: Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana: Licensing, Research, and Autism

The state of Pennsylvania is anticipated to begin awarding their first medical marijuana licenses today.

And, eager to learn more about the medicinal effect of the plant’s active compounds, Pennsylvania’s Lehigh University has announced their intention to study the synergistic effect of the plant’s many terpenes and cannabinoids on children

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