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The Kids Who Beat Autism
At first, everything about L.’s baby boy seemed normal. He met every developmental milestone and delighted in every discovery. Read More…

Brain inflammation a hallmark of autism, Johns Hopkins analysis shows
While many different combinations of genetic traits can cause autism, brains affected by autism share a pattern of ramped-up immune responses and related inflammation, an analysis of data from autopsied human brains reveals. Read More…

Researchers Target Inflammation’s Role in Brain Disorders
Inflammation is the body’s vital infection-fighting response, but chronic inflammation can harm the brain as well as bodyRead More…

New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation
New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation. Tim de Chant of NOVA writes: “Inflammation is our immune system’s natural response to injuries, infections, or foreign compounds. Read More…

Can Infection Trigger OCD?
Proposed link between infections and psychiatric disorders is still under review but gaining more recognition, resources among scientists. Read More…

Autism Treatment: It’s Not One-Size_Fits-All
The Thinking Moms have it right again. Read More…

Service Dogs for Autism Daniel is my son and he has Autism, SPD, DPD and ADHD. Daniel’s processing disorder makes it very hard for him to go to a lot of public places. It has been a journey. Read More…

The Boy Who Couldn’t Be a Cub Scout
In the parking lot, the other Boy Scouts greeted him with smiles and high-fives. Read More…

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate
Imagine a world…Where children with recurring fevers, unexplained seizures and chronic rashes are denied medical treatment. Read More…

No Shortcuts to Autism Recovery; Do the Work
Imagine a world…Where children with recurring fevers, unexplained seizures and chronic rashes are denied medical treatment. Read More…

Calif. company finds special value in autistic employees
The most surprising thing about Max Parker’s morning routine is that he has a job to go to — at all. He didn’t know a whole lot about it when he got into it. Read More…

Misdiagnosed bipolar: One girl’s struggle through psych wards before Stanford doctors make bold diagnosis and treatment
One day, Tessa Gallo was a typical sixth-grader, performing in school plays, running on the track team, goofing around with her two sisters and giggling with girlfriends at sleepovers. Read More…

Brain scan can guide autism diagnosis
Brain scans of possibly autistic infants and toddlers can predict whether they will develop normal language skills, according to a new study by UC San Diego researchers. Read More…

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