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Part 2 Autism and Redheads - The Canaries in the Epidemic by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 24 Jun 2010 12:00am By Teresa Conrick In Part 1  (HERE) , we learned that Autism appears to have a melanin connection with Parkinson's,  Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Melanoma, Tourette's, Dystonia and Schizophrenia.  Melanin appears to be lacking or not functioning properly thus causing quite possibly, the motor disturbances ... Read on »
NIH awards $100 million for Autism Centers of Excellence Program by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 06 Sep 2012 8:44pm The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Have awarded $100 million over five years to the next Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE). The press release discussing the groups and their focus is below: NIH awards $100 million for Autism Centers of Excellence Program Nine grantees receive research funding over next five years The Nati ... Read on »
Answer To A Question About My "MIT Reverses Autism In Mice" Post by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:03pm Here is the question, “Is it possible to be slightly autistic? I always thought autism is a severe problem, nothing mild about it.” To answer your question, yes and no…you either have autism or you don’t but, it depends where on the “spectrum” you fall. There are several Autism Spectrum disorders, the definitions’ were taken from the ... Read on »
Fishing for Answers: Autism, Genes and Mercury. by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 12:00am By Teresa Conrick I continue to "fish" the internet looking for answers about autism.  My recent analysis of research papers and data began when I was wondering about Redheads, Autism and a possible increased susceptibility.  That connected me to melanin, mercury and more neurodegenerative disorders like, ALS, Parkinso ... Read on »
New Autism Consortium Study Proves (Again) that Inherited Genes Don’t Cause Autism by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jul 2010 12:00am By Mark Blaxill The Autism Genome Project Consortium (AGPC) deserves credit for at least one thing. They know how to make a public relations mountain out of a scientific molehill. The AGPC was all over the news last month, leading a celebration that went global. “Genes breakthrough in autism study” proclaimed a UK h ... Read on »
Children's Of Boston Plays it Safe With Autism Research. by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Nov 2009 12:00am By Katie Wright In writing about Dr. Hanson’s article for Children’s Hospital of Boston, “Is Autism Really on the Rise?" (HERE)  my intention was to draw attention to the serious disconnect between how researchers perceive autism and how our children experience autism.  Nowhere is this disconnect more apparent than in research p ... Read on »
Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: What Causes Autism by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Oct 2012 12:00am By Dan Olmsted We've had a fascinating back-and-forth during the past couple of weeks over how to apportion the causes of the autism epidemic. It started with a comment by Tony Bateson of Birmingham, England, that I posted in the From the Editor column:  "We are still banging on around the thousands of complexities facing ... Read on »
Sharyl Attkisson blogs the Hannah Poling settlement by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 09 Sep 2010 4:04pm I had forgotten Sharyl Attkisson. She is a reporter for CBS news who has covered vaccines in the past, but has been silent on the issue for the past year or more. Her recent piece shows exactly the sort of reporting that frustrated me in the past: Family to Receive $1.5M in First-Ever Vaccine-Autism Court Award In that piece she ... Read on »
Autism genetics: Is Temple Grandin keeping a secret? by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 10:02pm 1 Comment I have read with interest Mark Blaxill's recent take on some new genetic findings that have been published on autism. I have also read Alan Griswold's brief take on Blaxill's take. Blaxill has written about the problems with genetic research in autism previously as well. Blaxill points out that there have been failures of science to replicate findi ... Read on »
Autism genetics: Is Temple Grandin keeping a secret? by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm I have read with interest Mark Blaxill's recent take on some new genetic findings that have been published on autism. I have also read Alan Griswold's brief take on Blaxill's take. Blaxill has written about the problems with genetic research in autism previously as well. Blaxill points out that there have been failures of science to replicate fin ... Read on »