BBC's Humphrey Hawksley admits keeping disabled autistic son Christopher alive may have been wrong
Twenty-three years ago, BBC reporter Humphrey Hawksley (left) wrote in The Mail on Sunday of his struggle to find support for his severely disabled three-year-old son, Christopher (right). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three Individuals and One Company Indicted for Introducing Adulterated and Misbranded Devices into Interstate Commerce and Mail Fraud Conspiracy
FDA OCI, Elberto Berdut-Teruel, Wanda L. Carballo-Cabrera, Mar ía Santos-Carballo, Magnetic Healer, conspiracy, adulterated, misbranded, devices, mail fraud, healing, magnets, COVID-19, migraines, depression, insomnia, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, cancer, www.elbertoberdut.com, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - February 3, 2023 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Lab Notes: Drexel and Bancroft team up to advance autism research; AmerisourceBergen forms new partnership
This week's life sciences industry news includes items on a research collaboration focused on supporting people with autism, the launch of a new drug distribution partnership, a pending acquisition, and more. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 3, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Autism researcher focuses on maternal diet, prenatal exposures
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2022/10/feature/4-feature-autism-research/thumb945771.jpg?itok=t-Azj39y/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/thumbnail/public/2023/01/feature/thumb949147.jpeg?itok=syzwtO0o" /><br /><p>I spoke with NIEHS grantee Kristen Lyall, Sc.D., about the potential for nutrition to modify risk for autism and improve function.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Smog and stress alter brains, social behavior of male mice
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2022/9/papers/prenatal-environmental-stress/thumb943783.jpg?itok=4vUXNXBP" /><br /><p>NIEHS-funded study suggests such exposures in gestation can change brain connections in developing male mice, lead to autism-like behavior.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Connections between metabolism and autism explored in webinar
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2022/7/science-highlights/autism-research/thumb940471.jpg?itok=KrDfzqGl" /><br /><p>Early-career scientists&#039; research was highlighted during a recent event hosted by the NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Links between nutrition, exposures, and autism focus of NIEHS event
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2022/7/science-highlights/nutrition-and-autism/thumb940899.jpg?itok=tONTenx6" /><br /><p>New research shows potential for dietary interventions to protect against pollution and pesticides — and to reduce autism risk.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Autism ’s environmental, genetic links explored during NIEHS seminar
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2022/5/feature/2-feature-autism-seminar/thumb937274.jpg?itok=9M3_baxd" /><br /><p>Participants also discussed related disparities, the importance of interventions, and why greater diversity in study populations matters.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Autism Awareness Month spotlights the next generation of researchers
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2021/5/feature/1-feature-autism/thumb914133.jpg?itok=eoHl_VYT" /><br /><p>In a symposium of early-career researchers and a seminar, scientists shared their work on the role of environmental factors in autism risk.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Top Environmental Factor articles in 2020
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2021/2/beyond-the-bench/top-20/thumb906531.jpg?itok=tb6aG-pO" /><br /><p>Readers&#039; curiosity reflects wide interest in environmental health, from endocrine disruption and climate change to COVID-19 and autism.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Communication challenge draws NIEHS postbac competitors
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2020/6/science-highlights/postbac-competition/thumb892376.jpg?itok=hKG9C6dz" /><br /><p>The fellows focused on clarity and concision as they discussed topics ranging from oxidative stress to autism.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Latest autism research makes progress toward biomarkers
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2020/4/feature/2-feature-autism/thumb888643.jpg?itok=SPyROcgP" /><br /><p>In Autism Awareness Month, we take a look at varied studies whose findings point to potential biomarkers for the disorder.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Prenatal environment may influence brain disorders later in life
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2020/2/science-highlights/brain/thumb885119.jpg?itok=gDuLD34w" /><br /><p>Alan Brown&#039;s research links infections, chemical exposures, and inflammation in pregnancy to offspring&#039;s schizophrenia, autism, and more.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Autism Awareness spurs outreach in April
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2019/5/science-highlights/autism/thumb868295.jpg?itok=gsjunjrY" /><br /><p>During Autism Awareness Month, NIEHS hosted a talk about links between folate and ASD, discussions on social media, a webinar, and more.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Autism Awareness Day to headline NIEHS social media event April 2nd
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2019/4/feature/2-feature-autism/thumb865220.jpg?itok=q2LSgBKD" /><br /><p>Internet users are invited to a Q and A session with autism experts on Reddit&#039;s &#039;Ask Me Anything&#039; thread.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news