See Me, See My Child: Glimpses Into Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Publication date: April 2020Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Volume 72Author(s): Daniel E. Lidstone, Faria Z. Miah, Brach Poston, Julie F. Beasley, Janet S. DufekAbstractBackgroundPostural control deficits are commonly reported in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). However, identification of specific postural sway features that differentiate ASD from other neurodevelopmental disorders has not been examined. The current study employs a cross-syndrome approach by comparing postural sway area and direction-specific features of sway magnitude, sway velocity, and sway complexity between children with AS...
Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsSelf-report studies provide individuals on the autism spectrum with a much-needed opportunity to express and share their attributes, strengths and interests with others, adding their voice to the literature. Further work is needed to explore the impact of such positive self-descriptions on an individual’s positive sense of self and self-confidence.
Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsFurther research is warranted to reveal the potential use of CYP2C9 and SLC6A2 SNP expression as pharmacogenetic biomarkers to determine the most appropriate medication for individuals with autism and/or GI dysfunction.
Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
In this study, using volumetric-based methodology and structural covariance approach, we investigated structural covariance of subcortical brain volume in 40 young children with ASD (
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Saint Joseph ’s University and Thomas Jefferson University are collaborating to develop what they say will be the country's first program to train future physicians as autism specialists. The program, which begins this year, will allow students at Saint Joseph’s University majoring or minoring in autism beh avioral studies to participate in Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College Scholars program in their junior year, and potentially enter medical school "MCAT-free" following graduation. The…
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Publication date: Available online 21 January 2020Source: Journal of Hazardous MaterialsAuthor(s): Tianyu Dong, Quanquan Guan, Weiyue Hu, Mingzhi Zhang, Yuqing Zhang, Minjian Chen, Xinru Wang, Yankai XiaAbstractGlufosinate ammonium (GLA) is a widely used organophosphate herbicide, which could be commonly detected in body fluids of both pregnant women and newborns. Existing evidences indicate that GLA has reproductive toxicity, while data concerning the effects of prenatal GLA exposure on neurodevelopment is rather limited. Here we employed a mouse model exposed to GLA prenatally. Reduced locomotor activity, impaired memory...
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A specialist care facility in England is using virtual reality (VR) headsets and data mining to help children with autism to acclimatize to scenarios they are likely to encounter outside of school.
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Conditions:   Traumatic Dental Injury;   Autism Spectrum Disorder;   Dental Trauma Intervention:   Sponsor:   Cairo University Not yet recruiting
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Publication date: Available online 21 January 2020Source: Clinica Chimica ActaAuthor(s): Bichao Lu, Fanyong Zeng, Wen Xing, Lin Liang, Jianbo Huo, Chianru Tan, Lingxiang Zhu, Zhizhong LiuAbstractBackgroundMitochondrial DNA copy number is a potential biomarker for mitochondrial dysfunction and is involved in a variety of disease states including autism, neurodegenerative diseases and traumatic brain injury, but few studies on mitochondrial DNA copy number in cerebral palsy have been reported. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the role of mitochondrial DNA copy number in children with cerebral palsy.MethodsA total of...
Source: Clinica Chimica Acta - Category: Laboratory Medicine Source Type: research
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