Autism

Clues about autism may come from the gut

Contact: Joseph Caspermeyer Joseph.Caspermeyer@asu.edu Arizona State University Bacterial flora inhabiting the human gut have become one of the hottest topics in biological research. Implicated in a range of important activities including digestion, fine-tuning body weight, regulating immune response, and producing… Read More ›

Study shows California’s autism increase not due to better counting, diagnosis: seven- to eight-fold increase in the number children born in California with autism since 1990

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Phyllis Brown phyllis.brown@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu 916-734-9023 University of California – Davis Health System (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A study by researchers at the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute has found that the seven- to eight-fold increase in the… Read More ›