Day: June 23, 2017

Sciencemag.org: Generic form of Prozac curbs some symptoms of 'autism' in mice

Sciencemag.org: Generic form of Prozac curbs some symptoms of 'autism' in mice

Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are commonly treated with different forms of therapy, but a cure has yet to be found. Now, a group of researchers says an antidepressant may help, the Los Angeles Times reports. The study, reported in Science Advances, suggests that a shortage of serotonin (a neurotransmitter

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Healio.com: 8 highlights in GI: Alzheimer's, exercise, obesity and autism

June has proven to be a month of hot topics in gastroenterology news, with significant advances in therapeutics, disease prevention and the microbiome. The latest studies brought a renewed focus on how the gastrointestinal tract affects everything from metabolism to the brain and how outside factors such as exercise can

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Rt.com: DNC vs DHS & preventing autism (E507)

Rt.com: DNC vs DHS & preventing autism (E507)

Published time: 23 Jun, 2017 08:02

On this episode of Watching the Hawks, Tabetha Wallace, Tyrel Ventura, and Sean Stone delve into how Russiagate is starting to bite the hand that feeds it after former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson gave explosive testimony on how the DNC leaks were

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Heraldsun.com: Chapel Hill nonprofit working with people with autism to prove there's a job for everyone

Patrick Eden speaks softly, growing more passionate when asked about his dream of being a computer programmer and game designer.

Until a few years ago, his autism made it hard to interact with people; the 25-year-old says he didn’t think much about the quality of his work.

Now, he’s

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Bioengineer.org: Genes, ozone, and autism

Bioengineer.org: Genes, ozone, and autism

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University Park, PA — A new analysis shows that individuals with high levels of genetic variation and elevated exposure to ozone in the environment are at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected by adding the two risk factors together. The study

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People.com: Joey Fatone Talks His 'Little Entertainer' Daughter Kloey's Autism and Stage Presence: 'That Kid …

People.com: Joey Fatone Talks His 'Little Entertainer' Daughter Kloey's Autism and Stage Presence: 'That Kid …

Joey Fatone is a lot of things — singer, dancer, runner, actor, hot-dog-restaurant owner — but one thing he will never be? An overbearing spotlight-focused parent.

The ‘NSYNC alum chatted with Entertainment Tonight following an appearance on USA Network’s Big Star Little Star with 7½-year-old daughter Kloey Alexandra, dishing on the career path she may end

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Pastemagazine.com: Tera Girardin Talks New Book Faces of Autism

Pastemagazine.com: Tera Girardin Talks New Book Faces of Autism

Tera Girardin is a Twin Cities- based portrait photographer and author of Faces of Autism: inspiration. admiration. celebration., a beautiful and meaningful coffee-table book featuring photos of children on the spectrum. Faces of Autism was published in April of 2017 and asks the reader to move beyond autism awareness. Girardin

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Whitsundaytimes.com.au: Mackay teacher slams One Nation's autism comments

Whitsundaytimes.com.au: Mackay teacher slams One Nation's autism comments

PAULINE Hanson caused a stir this week when she said autistic children should be put in special, segregated classrooms.

On Wednesday, Senator Pauline Hanson was announcing her support for the Federal Government’s $18.8-billion school funding package when she said that autistic children should be removed from mainstream classrooms for special

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Newswire.com: Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers Delivers Autism Service Dog to Child in Charlestown, Indiana

Newswire.com: Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers Delivers Autism Service Dog to Child in Charlestown, Indiana

Autism Response Service Dog named “Eric” will help Dwight live a happier life.

Charlestown, Indiana, June 23, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Dwight, a six-year-old boy from Charlestown, Indiana, is having a special week as Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers delivered his Autism Service Dog “Eric” just yesterday. Based in Madison, Virginia, Service

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Popsugar.com: What a Stranger Did After a Toddler With Autism Had a Potty Training “Accident”

Popsugar.com: What a Stranger Did After a Toddler With Autism Had a Potty Training “Accident”

Potty training is never particularly easy, but for Adrian Wood, teaching her little boy to use the bathroom has been more than tricky. Her toddler, Amos, has autism and other special needs, so they’ve been attending a “potty training camp” to try to help them through this process.

“I had

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Nationalpost.com: In rare display of unity, opposition hammers Trudeau on 'cold-hearted' autism funding decision

Nationalpost.com: In rare display of unity, opposition hammers Trudeau on 'cold-hearted' autism funding decision

In a rare display of unity, three opposition party leaders rose in the House of Commons this week to ask the prime minister why he hasn’t funded an initiative that aims to improve autism services across Canada.

“Many Canadian families are forced to mortgage their homes to pay for

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Chroniclet.com: Wellington art exhibit offers sisters' views of brother with autism

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A display of artwork designed by two local sisters will set off on a cities-wide tour to celebrate the life of their talented brother.

“His Ability: Autism Seen Through His Sisters’ Eyes” is a display of drawings, paintings, photography and poems created by Oberlin sisters Claudia and Isabelle

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