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Missouri regulators: Autism insurance cost minimal

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 15:26
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.
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Neural Target for Autism? - Scientist (blog)

Autism News from Google - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 15:21

Scientist (blog)

Neural Target for Autism?
Scientist (blog)
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, ...

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Birth Hormone May Control Expression Of Autism In Animals

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 15:19
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.
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GABA: Reduce The Chloride To Restore The Switch

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 15:18
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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Health Highlights: Feb. 7, 2014

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 15:16
Merck will pay $100 million to settle thousands of lawsuits over the company's NuvaRing birth control device, according to insiders.
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Keep Religion Out Of Science Education And Debates

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:24
I say in my tagline for this space that "I write about the science they're selling you."
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Fundraising event for autism programs at FAU campus in Boca Raton February 27 - WPTV

Autism News from Google - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:23

Fundraising event for autism programs at FAU campus in Boca Raton February 27
WPTV
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 ...

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Drive Fit Helps People with Autism and Traumatic Brain Injury Drive

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:20
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.
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Brain Research Foundation Announces 2014 Scientific Innovations Awards (SIA) To Fund Groundbreaking Work In Parkinson's, Epilepsy, Hurler Syndrome And Autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:15
… circuitry cause many diseases such autism and schizophrenia. However, scientists… in a mouse model of autism. If successful, this technique can …
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Teenagers with autism avoid exercise - SFARI News (blog)

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Teenagers with autism avoid exercise
SFARI News (blog)
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 anti-government ideologues behind NC Gea...

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:08
It's not unusual for governors to create special committees or blue ribbon commissions to find ways to make state government more efficient.
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Brain Research Foundation Announces 2014 Scientific Innovations...

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:00
"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.
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Brain Research Foundation Announces 2014 Scientific Innovations...

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:00
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 .
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Wings of Hope event for autism programs

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 13:52
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.
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Missouri regulators: Autism insurance cost minimal - STLtoday.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 13:39

Missouri regulators: Autism insurance cost minimal
STLtoday.com
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 ...

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Social network of the damned

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 13:35
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.
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Rapper Scarface’s Autistic Son Found After Being Missing For A Week

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 13:33
… sound. Brandon Jordan, who has autism, was missing for a week …
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Common Drug Shows Promise in Treating Autism in Children

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 13:22
… 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 …
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Cure for autism shows promise in new mouse trials

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 13:02
Dr. Raphael Bernier from the Autism Center at Seattle Children's Hospital explains how oxytocin may help children with autism regulate social behavior.
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Defiance College to launch program for college-age students with autism

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 12:46
Defiance College has announced the start of an innovative program to enable college-age students with autism to pursue a college education.
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