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April 22, 2024

Community Shares | April 22nd 2024

Recent Ukrainian research reveals that children with ASD associated with genetic folate cycle deficiency (GFCD) show a distinct microbial profile characterized by a high microbial load in their gastrointestinal tract dominated by opportunistic microorganisms. This profile differs significantly from healthy children of the same age. The ASD and GFCD-affected children’s most frequently detected infectious agents […]

April 22, 2024

Prenatal Contact with Organophosphates and Organochlorine Associated with ASD-Like Behaviors in Children

Gestational Exposure to Pesticides May Cause Delayed Neuromotor Development and Increased Oxidative Stress Biomarkers A new systematic review has examined the relationship between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and pesticide exposure, considering both human and preclinical studies. This review included 45 human studies and 16 preclinical studies, focusing on various pesticide types like Organophosphates (OP), Organochlorine […]

April 22, 2024

Children with Cerebral Palsy Face a Fivefold Increased Risk of ASD and a Double Risk of ADHD

New Research Suggests Links Are Due to Shared Early-Life Risk Factors Affecting Brain Development A recent nationwide study has revealed a significant link between cerebral palsy and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention/deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. Specifically, the research showed that children with cerebral palsy were found to have a […]

April 15, 2024

Community Shares | April 15th 2024

A recent study led by researchers at the University of Florida and Linköping University has found a link between disrupted gut flora in early childhood and the later development of ASD, ADHD, communication disorder, and intellectual disability. Analyzing data from the All Babies in Southeast Sweden study, which followed over 16,000 children from birth into […]

April 15, 2024

Research Finds Significantly More Chemicals in Baby Teeth of Children with ASD Compared to Neurotypical Children

Authors Propose Differences in Xenobiotic Metabolism as Cause of Chemical Variances Between Groups Another new study led by researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has analyzed deciduous (baby) teeth from 22 ASD-diagnosed children and 20 typically developing children. Deciduous teeth act as significant indicators of chemical exposure during fetal […]

April 15, 2024

Parents Who Avoid Toxic Exposures May Reduce the Risk of ASD and ADHD in Their Future Children

Mothers and Fathers with High Chemical Intolerances Are More Likely to Have Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders A study led by researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio suggests that parents can reduce the risk of their children developing autism and ADHD by avoiding toxic exposures and adopting preventive interventions like […]

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