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February 15, 2021

Decreased Phenol Sulfotransferase Linked to Common Autism Biomarker

Hyperserotonemia Has Been Associated with ASD for Decades for Unknown Reasons Until Now Hyperserotonemia is the state of increased whole blood serotonin within the body. The condition is the most replicated biochemical abnormality associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The etiology of this biomarker was poorly understood until now. A new French study published in […]

February 15, 2021

Another Suramin Study Shows Promise for Treating Core Symptoms of Autism

Research Involved an Intravenous Form of Suramin Called PAX-101 Exciting news surrounding a potential autism medication was delivered from New Jersey last week. PaxMedica, a biopharmaceutical company, announced impressive results from their phase 2 dose-ranging clinical trial investigating their product PAX-101 (IV suramin) as a potential therapeutic to alleviate core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder […]

February 15, 2021

Most Medical Doctors View the Lives of Individuals with Disabilities as Subpar

Lead Author of New Study Calls Findings, “Very Disturbing”  Approximately 12% of  Americans have at least one disability. Growing evidence shows that individuals living with disabilities experience healthcare disparities compared to the general population. A new study published in the journal Health Affairs was the first of its kind to examine doctors’ attitudes on treating […]

February 08, 2021

Chlorpyrifos Use Will Be Revisited by the Biden Administration

The Once Almost Banned Pesticide Remained on the Market During the Trump Administration Chlorpyrifos is a controversial but common pesticide that is used on many different crops, including corn, apples and vegetables. It is among the most toxic pesticides utilized by the farming industry and has been implicated in the development of autism. A previous […]

February 08, 2021

Community Shares | Feb 9th

More Shares New research shows that children with autism may have benefited during the COVID-19 quarantine as a result of extra family time.  A new study links suboptimal breast-feeding with an increased risk of autism.  Autism Parent Magazine lists suggestions for preparing your child on the spectrum for independent living later in life.  Oregon State […]

February 08, 2021

Children with ASD Carry Different Gut Bacteria Than Their Non-Affected Siblings

Manipulation of the Microbiome May Ease Digestive Problems and Autism Symptoms Data presented to researchers last month at the 2021 Society of Neuroscience Global Connectome showed that children with autism have a different set of bacteria lining their guts than that of their neurotypical siblings. A team of researchers came to this conclusion after they […]

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