Vaccination and ASD Link: Do Vaccines Cause Autism?

“Do vaccines cause autism?” – This question has drawn a lot of attention, and almost everyone has been waiting for the correct answer to it. The link between autism and vaccines has become a controversial topic, with mainstream scientists and government on one side, whereas many advocacy groups at the other side. Many parents are confused and scared about the health of their children. Image Courtesy: newsatjama.jama.com As said by the advocacy groups, thimerosal, which is a preservative added in vaccines, is harmful to central nervous system, and is accountable…

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Humanoid Robots are Helpful in Autism Treatment

“Aiden, look!” said NAO, a humanoid robot of two feet height, when it pointed towards the flat panel display hung on a distant wall. Aiden, a kid, looked where the humanoid robot was pointing. Aiden, a boy aged 3 ½ years, has ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). NAO (pronounced as “now”) is the “frontman” for a system of computers, sensors and cameras designed to help kids like Aiden in learning coordinating attention with objects and people in the environment. Joint attention is the name of this social skill. Normal developing kids…

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How does Phenylketonuria result in Autism?

Autism is a neuropsychiatric disorder and spread all over the world from 1st world country to the 3rd world. This is the most vital reason to worry about this brain disease. Another reason is the cure of this mental retardation. This is because autism is strongly genetic and is an incurable disorder, unlike the other neurological disorders. According to the past and present CDC data report, the number and percentage of autistic children have been found at very increased rate in the U.S. So, # Awareness # Early Diagnosis #…

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Recent Studies Show a Link between Air Pollution and Autism

Research on autism is being done continuously. Although the solution to this disorder has not been found until now, researchers have found many factors that increase or decrease the risk of autism. A few recent studies have established a connection between air pollution and risk of autism. It has been found that women, who live in areas with high pollution levels, have more chances of having autistic children.   Study by Harvard Researchers: As stated by Autism Speaks, researchers from Harvard had come up last year with evidences, which prove…

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Webster’s Research May Bring A New Therapy To Fight Back Autism

Autism is a well spread neuropsychiatric disorder in present days than any other brain disorder. According to the data report of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), autism is found in 1 out of 68 children in the U.S, and it is the report of the year 2010.   But if the study goes on the male autistic children, then the number is 1 out of 42 children. It is already proved according to database report, that the male offspring are more susceptible than the female. The reason found…

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Autism Education Summit – An Effort to Improve ASD Treatment

Autism has affected millions of lives in this world. Physicians are continuously trying their best to come up with new ways to improve the quality of Autism Spectrum Disorder’s (ASD) treatment. Parents of children with autism are also eager to know about ways that can help their children win over all challenges. To impart valuable knowledge on ASD to the world, and most importantly to the parents of autistic children, the Autism Education Summit is coming to Texas this October. It is going to combine the experience of parents and…

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Proteomic And Genomic Studies Open A New Dimension Of Autism

Autism is not only a disease but is turning into a social curse. We have heard about many neurological disorders, but autism is the only one which does not come with a single disorder. That’s why when a patient is diagnosed with autism, it is found that the patient is suffering from a group of disorders because autism can’t be diagnosed by examining one particular disorder. That’s the reason why autism is called ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders). Some basic symptoms are already pointed out to identify a patient with ASD….

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OSEL Can Diagnose (Nonverbal Communication) Autism

As autism or ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) takes the first place among all brain diseases and mental disorders due to its incurable symptoms of social skill impairment so, we need to be more conscious to reveal the unrevealed things of autistic disorders. And for this thing we need to continue our study and research. The first thing to study autism is identifying the people with autistic disorder through proper diagnosis. Diagnosis on or before the age of 3 is very helpful to start the treatment and for increasing the chance…

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Elevated Levels Of Sex Hormones May Lead To Autism In Male

As autism is widely spread in our society and according to the data report of CDC, 1 out of 68 children is suffering with this neurological disorder, we have to be more conscious and up to date about the facts, which cause autism spectrum disorders (ASD). As it is bench marked that autism is strongly a genetic disorder and many genetic bio markers are discovered by researchers, so it may be a reason that no cure is found for this genetic as well as neurological disorder. Autism is still under…

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A Prototype Toy Can Be Legendary To Diagnose Autism

We are all curious to know that the cure of autism or ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders). Because the neurological disorder or the spectrum of disorders is turning into a social curse. If we look for evidence, then the CDC data report of 2010 shows that autistic disorders are found in 1 out of 68 children. Being a part of our society, we are searching for the cure of autism, though it is declared that autism is not totally curable because of its strong genetic basis. But we can fight back…

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