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Microbiology: Microbiome science needs a healthy dose of scepticism
Explorations of how the microscopic communities that inhabit the human body might contribute to health or disease have moved from obscure to ubiquitous.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Vaccine bombshell: CDC whistleblower reveals cover-up linking MMR...
Natural News is currently investigating a breaking story based on a CDC whistleblower stepping forward with shocking proof of an incredible cover-up.
Autistic schoolboy becomes top fashion designer at just 16
THE kings and queens of high fashion are the kind of people who are capable of thinking outside the box - and now a schoolboy is joining their ranks.
The Autism Spectrum and Dr. Wing
My first encounter with autism was with a child of my father's colleague. He was withdrawn and learned only a few words.
Alcobra Announces Enrollment Of First Patient In Phase 2b Clinical...
Alcobra Ltd. , an emerging pharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of its proprietary drug candidate Metadoxine Extended Release , to treat cognitive dysfunctions, such as ADHD and Fragile X Syndrome, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in a Phase IIb Fragile X study of MDX.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Madison Press
Could it be Autism?
Several decades ago, I worked as a supervisor of a residential treatment facility for dually-diagnosed developmental disabled adults in New York.
A Study by Focus Autism Foundation Finds: CDC Whistleblower Reveals...
A top research scientist working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention played a key role in helping Dr. Brian Hooker of the Focus Autism Foundation uncover data manipulation by the CDC that obscured a higher incidence of autism in African-American boys .
7 Autism Quotes You Need to Know
A friend of mine told me of his work overseas. For the first two or three years he lived there, the people he worked with assumed he was of borderline intellectual functioning.
Health Alert: HPV vaccine lasts longer than originally suggested
Researchers followed boys and girls who were vaccinated between the ages of 9 and 15 and found eight years later they still showed an anti-HPV response.
Boy, 15, commended after heroic effort
Reza Irvani from Banbury helped John Yates who was struggling for air in his mobility scooter.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
LA Daily News
Aspergera s awareness takes flight
She's a character Robin Borakove created when she was a child and, along with a new neurofeedback technique, she's arguably responsible for saving the life of this mother of two adult sons.
Daniel Tammet: An Autistic (and Synesthetic) Savant
Daniel Tammet is a mathematical and linguistic genius. He has memorized Pi to more than 22,500 digits, and he speaks 11 languages - one of which he learned in a week for a TV special.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Daily Press & Argus
Livingston vaccinations below statewide rate
Immunization gives parents a "safe, proven power" to protect their children from 14 serious and sometimes deadly diseases before they turn 2, according to the Livingston County Department of Public Health.
Lesser-known things about Asperger's syndrome
When people hear the words Asperger's syndrome, they often think of children or Albert Einstein - even though he was never formally diagnosed.
This week in science: that's our story and we're sticking to it
Keep in mind, the original impetus for the anti-vaccine movement was concern over child-brain development and substances found in common vaccines given to kids.
The Daily Record
Childhood vaccines again deemed generally safe
The report should be reassuring to parents, the researchers say. For example, there still is no evidence the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine causes autism.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
City set to host autism workshop
Mr Mayfield, who was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in 2006, is a certified practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, an experienced presenter and co-author of The Hidden Curriculum of Getting and Keeping a Job: Navigating the Social Landscape of Employment.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The New Rochelle Daily Voice
Boys & Girls Club Of New Rochelle Will Honor Varsames
Susan Varsames will be recognized as Woman of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The award will be presented to Varsames for her years of dedication to serving children, in particular those with special needs.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Photo Flash: Cast and Crew of Broadway's 'Curious Incident' Visit Qsac
Throughout the summer, actors and members of the creative team for the upcoming Broadway production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time have been visiting QSAC's programs for students with Asperger's Syndrome.
University of California brings researchers together for statewide autism summit
Bringing together the research prowess of the University of California to address the increase in autism incidence, its public health impacts, and the need to speed the development of treatments for affected individuals and their families, internationally respected scientists from UC campuses at Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and ... (more)