JEFFERSON CITY a Requiring insurers to cover autism treatment was hotly debated by the Missouri Legislature in 2010, with families pleading for help to pay for early intervention for their children and insurers seeking cost controls.
Neural Target for Autism?
Moreover, neurons in this brain region were excited by the neurotransmitter GABA, rather than inhibited by it—a phenotype that has been associated with autism in humans and other animal models. But when pregnant mice and rats were given bumetanide, ...
A team led by Yehezkel Ben-Ari, Inserm Emeritus Research Director at the Mediterranean Institute of Neurobiology , has made a breakthrough in the understanding of the disorder.
A drug given to pregnant mice with models of autism prevents autistic behavior in their offspring, according to a new report, and though the drug could not be administered prenatally in humans - there is no way to screen for autism in human fetuses - clinical trials of this drug administered later in development, in young children who have already ... (more)
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Fundraising event for autism programs at FAU campus in Boca Raton February 27
Florida Atlantic University's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) will host the fifth annual “Wings of Hope” reception, dinner and silent auction on February 27, 2014. This year, the event honors Glen and Tricia Stein. Glen Stein is co ...
Drive Fit is developing a new App designed to help individuals with Autism and Traumatic Brain Injuries learn or relearn how to drive a motor vehicle.
Brain Research Foundation Announces 2014 Scientific Innovations Awards (SIA) To Fund Groundbreaking Work In Parkinson's, Epilepsy, Hurler Syndrome And Autism
… circuitry cause many diseases such autism and schizophrenia. However, scientists… in a mouse model of autism. If successful, this technique can …
Teenagers with autism avoid exercise
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Teenagers with autism or other psychiatric disorders are far less likely to exercise or play team sports than are their typical peers, reports a Norwegian study published 22 January in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health. This is an ...
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"The innovation that these researchers bring to addressing the scientific understanding and potential treatment of devastating diseases is inspiring," stated , Ph.D., and Executive Director of the Brain Research Foundation.
Brain Research Foundation announced three recipients of its 2014 Scientific Innovations Award program for researchers investigating novel pathways to detect, treat and better comprehend serious neural diseases such as Parkinson's and schizophrenia .
Florida Atlantic University's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities will host the fifth annual "Wings of Hope" reception, dinner and silent auction on February 27, 2014.
Missouri regulators: Autism insurance cost minimal
JEFFERSON CITY • Requiring insurers to cover autism treatment was hotly debated by the Missouri Legislature in 2010, with families pleading for help to pay for early intervention for their children and insurers seeking cost controls. In the end, a ...
Hell is other people, wrote a famous French philosopher, who proceeded to hang out in crowded cafA s all day long to show off his tricksy ways with a paradox.
… sound. Brandon Jordan, who has autism, was missing for a week …
… using off-label on children with Autism. That drug, bumetanid, which is … to ameliorate the characteristics of Autism including social and communication issues … . Mechanism of Autism The researchers also argue that Autism is caused by … signs of Autism as young as 2. Currently, diagnosis for Autism begins …
Dr. Raphael Bernier from the Autism Center at Seattle Children's Hospital explains how oxytocin may help children with autism regulate social behavior.
Defiance College has announced the start of an innovative program to enable college-age students with autism to pursue a college education.