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February 19, 2024

Community Shares | February 19th 2024

Moleculera Labs, a pioneer in immune-mediated neuropsychiatric testing, has announced a strategic collaboration with Quest Diagnostics, the leading provider of diagnostic information services in the U.S. The partnership allows patients to provide blood specimens at any of Quest’s patient service centers for Moleculera’s neuropsychiatric autoantibody test services. Moleculera’s neuropsychiatric autoantibody panel, known as the Cunningham […]

February 19, 2024

New Study Demonstrates HBOT Improves Verbal Behavior in Children with ASD

Significant Advances Discovered in Requesting, Naming, Answering Questions and Social Interaction A new study has explored the effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) on verbal behavior in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). A total of 65 children were included in this research, of which 32 received HBOT, and 33 served as controls. The age […]

February 19, 2024

Research Claims No Association Between Preterm Birth and Autism

Initial Findings Discovered a Link, After Adjusting Confounding Factors, the Connection Disappeared A team of Israeli researchers recently presented a new study at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s annual meeting that found no connection between premature birth and the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Their findings challenge previous research demonstrating a significant association between […]

February 12, 2024

Community Shares | February 12th 2024

A new research article has examined the effects of lead (Pb) exposure on the immune system and gene expression in the brains of BTBR mice, which are bred to display autism-like traits. Using flow cytometry and RT-PCR techniques, the authors found that Pb exposure increased the population of certain immune cells and altered the expression […]

February 12, 2024

New Research Suggests Brain Enzyme IDO2 May Be Linked to Neurological Disorders

Mice Without IDO2 Gene Exhibited Behaviors Similar to Autism New Japanese research explores how a brain enzyme called indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase 2 (IDO2) could be related to certain complex neurological diseases, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study’s design involved examining mice without the IDO2 gene to analyze how it affected their behavior. The authors found […]

February 12, 2024

Endoscopy Study Results Show Higher Rates of Esophagitis and Duodenal Abnormalities in Children with Autism

GI Dysfunction Rates Remained Higher in ASD Group vs. Controls Despite Similar Acid Blockade Medication Use A team of researchers, including long-time autism pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Tim Buie, have recently published a large cross-sectional study comparing esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) results in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to age- and gender-matched children with Developmental Delay (DD) […]

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