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October 31, 2022

Oral Microbiome Therapeutic Shown to Reduce Rates of Recurrent Clostridioides difficile

A Phase 3 Trial of SER-109 Was Well Tolerated and Displayed Benefits Through 24 Weeks A phase 3 trial of SER-109 found the drug to be superior to placebo in reducing the rate of recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection (rCDI) by week 8 (12% vs. 40%; relative risk [RR], 0.32 [95% CI, 0.18-0.58]). SER-109 is an […]

October 31, 2022

Kids Considered Video Gamers Exhibited Better Cognitive Performance than Those Considered Non-Gamers

Gamers Showed More Advanced Working Memory and Response Inhibition A new case-controlled study from the Univesity of Vermont discovered that children who played video games (gamers) demonstrated better cognitive performance than those who did not. This research included 2217 children ages 9 and 10. Children were considered gamers if they played video games for at […]

October 31, 2022

Exposomics: Could It Be a Game Changer in Solving the Autism Puzzle?

The Exposome Can Be Modified, Potentially Leading to Better Treatments and Even Prevention of ASD Exposomics is a new area of research that is a direct product of genome mapping. In short, the exposome is a measure of an individual’s environmental exposures during their lifetime and how those exposures relate to health. A person’s exposure […]

October 31, 2022

Community Shares | October 31st 2022

MAPS Spring 2023 Functional & Translational Medicine Conference will be held March 16-18 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This year’s conference will have a new look and format. The first day will include an introductory course, the MAPS foundation, and the final ACM course, MAPS in Clinical Practice. This year, MAPS will also feature an advanced […]

October 24, 2022

Concentrations of Several Organic Pollutants Tied to Autism Cases

Children Exposed to Pollutants via Drinking Water, Food, and Dust New research out of Pakistan has investigated exposure pathways to environmental organic pollutants (OP) and calculated how these exposures might affect children’s risk of developing autism. The current study involved 125 autism spectrum disorder (ASD) cases and 125 age and gender-matched controls. Children aged 4-16 […]

October 24, 2022

Supplement Shows Significant Benefits for Individuals on the Spectrum

92% of Survey Participants Reported Positive Benefits from ANRC Vitamins Due to self-limiting diets, children and adults with autism can be particularly susceptible to nutritional insufficiencies and deficiencies. Additionally, these two groups may have an increased need for vitamin/mineral supplementation due to various metabolic disorders such as oxidative stress, methylation pathway insufficiencies, and mitochondrial disorders, […]

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