Autism

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Name: Autism
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Common gene variants account for most genetic risk for autism

Roles of heritability, mutations, environment estimated NIH-funded study Most of the genetic risk for autism comes from versions of genes that are common in the population rather than from rare variants or spontaneous glitches, researchers funded by the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Autism awareness is vital

It is 4 a.m. at Lake Martin as I recover from a back injury playing in the ferocious and competitive Father/Son Golf Tournament that Ralph Fleck has hosted for more than two decades. Tommy Greer, Jon Greer, and Bob Burton are comfortably sleeping in our ... [Published Carroll County Times-Georgian - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Autism, Tommy Greer
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Common Gene Variants Account for Most Genetic Risk for Autism

Roles of heritability, mutations, environment estimated - NIH-funded study. ... [Published Technology Networks - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Autism, Risk, Mutation
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Lewiston's new autism classes opening this fall

LEWISTON — This fall, Lewiston's expanded autism program will begin teaching 17 students who would have been in a more expensive, private program, Lewiston's Special Ed Director Jill Hastings told the Lewiston School Committee Monday night.The new program ... [Published Sun-Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum

Mothers raising children with autism or other developmental disorders are themselves particularly vulnerable to stress, anxiety, and depression.But new research suggests that meditative techniques that focus on relaxation can help. The finding published ... [Published NBC-WKTV News Channel 2 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

Robert Kennedy Jr. Fights On Against a Phantom Vaccine Menace

Washington Post Back in 2005, Rolling Stone and Salon jointly published a lurid story, "Deadly Immunity,"by Robert Kennedy Jr. in which he claimed that the mercury-basedvaccine perservative thimerosal was creating an epidemic of autismand other neurological ... [Published REASON Online - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Teenager to become ambassador for people with autism

You may remember the story of the schoolboy form Leeds - whose pet corgi was credited with turning his life around - after he was diagnosed with aspergers syndrome.14 year old Nick Gilling from Leeds was so badly affected - he would hide under his bed ... [Published itv.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

Autism Linked to Common Genes

The researchers looked at a sample of Swedish children with and without autism to estimate the overall influence of genes.Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/ The Christian Science Monitor viaFew topics in science are as divisive as autism. The disorder ... [Published Slate Magazine - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 19 reports

Medical News Today: Autism risk is 'mostly genetic,' according to statistical analysis

Autism is widely believed to be caused by an interplay of genetics and other factors. However, scientists have not reached a consensus on how much of an influence genes have on autism risk."We show very clearly that inherited common variants comprise ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Autism, Risk, Genetics
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Mothers of children with autism benefit from peer-led intervention

Peer-led interventions that target parental well-being can significantly reduce stress, depression and anxiety in mothers of children with disabilities, according to new findings released today in the journal Pediatrics.In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Chevrolet’s donation of car seats helps SAFE Center students stay safer

Children with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome are now safer travelling to and from school thanks to the generous donation of busloads of car seats by Chevrolet Middle East. The donation was made to Dubai’s SAFE Center for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome ... [Published Motor Heads ME - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Autism Alliance of Michigan Awarded Grant from Community Foundation of Southeastern Michigan

Autism Alliance of Michigan recently received a grant in the amount of $50,000 from Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan. According to a release from the Company, the grant is to support the development of the Michigan Family Autism Navigator, a ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]

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...She assured the owner, "With my son just being diagnosed with autism, it changes your life. Bed Bugs are the worst possible thing that could happen after. I have never had anyone help me like this. It's very much appreciated!"
...a co-author of the study and distinguished professor of genetics and psychiatry at UNC and director of the Center for Psychiatric Genomics. "We have never before had such a profound and important look into the inner workings of schizophrenia."
...future forums may be opened up to PATS members not currently in leadership roles but who are interested in getting more involved with the Society. "For the first year we wanted to keep it small, thinking that we could use it as a pilot study and build upon this for the next year. I am so pleased with the success of this event and how well it was received by attendees." - Yvette Ingram, President
"There was a lot of links, potential links between vaccinations, autism, allergies, ADHD" Lyon said

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$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Br... [Published MIT News feed - 7 hours ago]
The following is adapted from a press release issued today by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The Broad Institute today announced an unprecedented commitment of $650 million from philanthropist Ted Stanley aimed at galvanizing scientific ...
Researchers shed new light on schizophrenia [Published Harvard Gazette - 8 hours ago]
As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify ...
Blog Post » Mapping the Risk Architecture of Me... [Published NIMH | Recent Updates - 13 hours ago]
In this blog, Dr. Insel describes the results of two new genetics studies and why they are milestones in our understanding of the genetics of autism and schizophrenia. ...
Robert Kennedy Jr. Fights On Against a Phantom ... [Published Hit & Run - 14 hours ago]
<p><img alt="Kennedy Post Cover" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14059752202618.jpg" title="Believing makes it so|||Washington Post" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Back in 2005, Rolling Stone andSalon jointly published ...
RFK Jr. Joins the Anti-Vaccine Fringe [Published TIME.com - 16 hours ago]
There are lots of places to go if you want dangerous crazytalk. There are websites, blog threads, cable channels trafficking in all kinds of addled nonsense about birther conspiracies and one-world governments. And then there was Robert Kennedy, Jr., ...
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YMM AM - Companies Hiring Folks with Autism [Published Wall Street Journal's Your Money Matters - Mar 31 2014]
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