Tagged: autism

autism and diagnosis

Autism Diagnosis Change Causes Uproar

An upcoming change in the diagnosis guidelines of autism by psychiatrists may re-categorize 76% to 84% of children with autism diagnoses as being disease-free, according to a Yale University child psychiatry professor. The new change will be implemented by the American Psychiatric Association...

autism related to toxins

Autism Begins in the Womb

A new study by researchers at University of California-San Diego indicates that autism most likely forms in the womb. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, examined brains from six autistic children who had died. The autopsy results were...

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Autism and Toxic Exposure

A new study from Stanford University School of Medicine has found that autism has more to do with environmental factors that from heredity. This has surprised some health professionals because several previous studies showed that genetic issues were the main factor. “Autism had...