Heritable genotype contrast mining reveals novel gene associations specific to autism subgroups

This study analyzed 12 autism subgroups, but our informatics method can explore other meaningful divisions of autism patients, and can further be applied to reveal precise genetic associations within other phenotypically heterogeneous disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Biomedical Informatics - Category: Information Technology Source Type: research

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Condition:   Autism Spectrum Disorder Interventions:   Drug: PLC;   Drug: CBD;   Drug: CBDV Sponsor:   King's College London Active, not recruiting
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Yesterday I had to pick up Nat from his day program so that he could get to his band rehearsal and voice lesson by 6. His usual routine was unavailable because the group home needed the van for an event, so there was no way to take Nat to his practice. Nat was ready the moment I showed up, of course. Someone is always hanging around the entrance and everyone knows me there by now, so the grapevine gets to Nat before I do. He walked right past me, to the car. I started up with conversational attempts because I have a problem with no talking. I do this, because I think it’s right, too. Even though — or possibly b...
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Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Naturopathy is quackery. If you doubt this, consider that you can't have naturopathy without homeopathy. What's even worse is when naturopaths subject autistic children to quackery like CEASE therapy. Expecting any naturopathic regulatory board to investigate quackery in naturopathy is the proverbial fox guarding the henhouse. The post The British Columbia College of Naturopathic Physicians investigates naturopaths using CEASE therapy on autistic children appeared first on RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE.
Source: Respectful Insolence - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Antivaccine nonsense Autism Homeopathy Medicine Naturopathy Anke Zimmerman British Columbia College of College of Naturopathic Physicians CEASE Complete Elimination of Autism Spectrum Expression featured Naturopaths quackery Source Type: blogs
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Conclusion: In view of the findings, it will be appropriate for autism spectrum disorder to be included in the clinical training curriculum as well as the continuous professional education for both paediatric and psychiatric nurses. This will go a long way in helping paediatric and psychiatric nurses to increase their knowledge of autism spectrum disorder. PMID: 29785200 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health Source Type: research
B.C.’s top doctor says there are “huge potential harms” connected to a homeopathic treatment based on the unfounded claim that vaccines cause most cases of autism.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Researchers have identified a type of genetic aberration to be the cause of certain neurodevelopmental disorders and congenital diseases, such as autism and congenital heart disease, which are undetectable by conventional genetic testing.
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Contributors : Josef Srovnal ; Pavlina CapkovaSeries Type : Genome variation profiling by genome tiling array ; Genome variation profiling by SNP arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensAutism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex heterogeneous developmental disease with a significant genetic background that is frequently caused by rare copy number variants (CNV). The aim of the study was to identify new candidate genes for ASD in the studied cohort of ASD-diagnosed patients. We used chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA) - a Cytoscan HD (Affymetrix, Santa Clara, CA, USA) to detect CNV in 87 ASD patients and their relatives and evaluate...
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Genome variation profiling by genome tiling array Genome variation profiling by SNP array Homo sapiens Source Type: research
Glutamate and GABA in autism spectrum disorder—a translational magnetic resonance spectroscopy study in man and rodent modelsGlutamate and GABA in autism spectrum disorder—a translational magnetic resonance spectroscopy study in man and rodent models, Published online: 25 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41398-018-0155-1Glutamate and GABA in autism spectrum disorder—a translational magnetic resonance spectroscopy study in man and rodent models
Source: Translational Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
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