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September 04, 2023

Machine Learning Technology Identifies 2 Synergistic Interactions Between Environmental Chemicals and ASD

Trace-Element Cadmium and DEP, along with TCP-246 and DEP, Showed Increased Odds of Developing Autism in a Subset of Children A team of researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine and the MIND Institute have recently conducted a case-control study using data from the Childhood Autism Risks from Genetics and Environment (CHARGE) study. Their work […]

September 04, 2023

Additional Research Links Toddlers’ Screen Time to Developmental Delays

More Screen Time at 1 Year Associated with Communication and Problem-Solving Delays at Ages 2 and 4 A  Japanese study of more than 7,000 children has found an association between screen time and developmental outcomes in young children. This new research discovered that longer screen time viewing at a year old was associated with developmental […]

September 04, 2023

Community Shares | September 4th 2023

Excess fluid between the brain and the skull could provide clues to the biological basis of autism, according to new research from the University of California Davis MIND Institute. The team behind this work found that baby siblings of children with autism who were later diagnosed with the disorder had excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) compared […]

August 28, 2023

Community Shares | August 28th 2023

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is reinvestigating retrospective observational data suggesting a potential risk of neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) in children conceived by fathers taking valproate medicines. Initial results of this study indicated an increased risk of NDDs in children born to men taking valproate in the three months before conception. However, significant data limitations were […]

August 28, 2023

The Number of People with ASD in England Could Be Twice as High as Previous Estimations Due to Undiagnosed Adults

Researchers Call for Improved Access to Adult Autism Diagnostic Services New research from University College London suggests that the number of individuals with autism in England could be over twice the figure commonly referenced in national health policy papers. This study aimed to gauge the number of adults in England who may have undiagnosed autism. […]

August 28, 2023

Review Shows Children with ASD Have Higher Levels of Cadmium, Lead, Arsenic and Mercury

Authors Suggest Kids with Autism May Have a Reduced Ability to Excrete Heavy Metals Researchers from China have recently conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 53 studies that explore the association between exposure to four heavy metals: cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), arsenic (As), and mercury (Hg), and the occurrence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) […]

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