Experiences Of Immigrant Parents In Sweden Participating In A Community Assessment And Intervention Program For Preschool Children With Autism

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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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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...
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According to a study published inMolecular Autism and Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, men with autism form stronger emotional bonds with others after being given oxytocin.MedicalXpress
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(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) After showing that a 10-week therapeutic horseback riding intervention reduced irritability and hyperactivity while improving the social communication skills of youth diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus researcher and Children's Hospital Colorado psychologist, Dr. Robin Gabriels, has received a $2.5 million grant to investigate why the therapy works.
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AbstractObjectiveTo evaluate the long-term pediatric neuropsychiatric morbidity of children born to obese patients.Study designA population-based cohort analysis was performed comparing all deliveries of obese (maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index of 30  kg/m2 or more) and non-obese patients between 1991 and 2014 at a single tertiary medical center. Hospitalizations of the offspring up to the age of 18  years involving neuropsychiatric morbidities were evaluated according to a pre-defined set of ICD-9 codes, including autistic, eating, sleeping and movement disorders, cerebral palsy, developmental disorders, an...
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ConclusionThe design and implementation of more scalable methods to disseminate research remotely can substantially improve access to clinical trials in rare neurodevelopmental disorders. The lessons learned from this trial can serve as a model for future studies not only in rare conditions, but in other populations that lack adequate access, such as families with limited financial or clinical resources. Continued efforts will further refine delivery methods to enhance efficiency and ease of these delivery systems for families.
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The study found that the brain waves of children with autism are, on average, 25% weaker (shallower) than those of children without autism.
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An Ohio doctor who received a flood of threats over a pro-vaccine social media post is standing by her message. In a playful TikTok video, Dr. Nicole Baldwin showed the benefits of vaccines, and said they do not cause autism. But that prompted a barrage of hateful responses. Despite scientific evidence that there ’s no link between vaccines and autism, a recent poll found 46% of parents are still unsure. Dr. Jon LaPook joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss how doctors can counter misinformation about vaccines.
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