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Overweight mothers with either Type 2 or gestational diabetes may be more likely to have a child with autism or with other developmental disabilities according to a recent study conducted by the University of California – Davis.
Research tells us that young adults with autism are less likely than any other special needs group to gain employment or attain higher education.
Scientists believe they understand how to normalize brain function to treat and correct autism-like behaviors. They found that a compound commonly used to treat cancer can also correct neuron imbalances in genetically engineered mice that showed autism-like behavior.
Autism: What on Earth is going on?
According to recent findings, obese mothers are twice as likely to have children with autism. Researchers found that women who were obese, or had conditions associated with being overweight such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or gestational diabetes were more likely to have children with problems.
As a parent, if someone asked you if your child is exposed to organophosphates, your first question may be “repeat that?” Of course, the second would be “What are organophosphates?” In all reality, whether or not you know what they are, your children may be being exposed to the dangerous compound. Furthermore, what are the dangers that organophosphates can pose to the Autistic body?
If you’re like the majority of the population you’re not exactly a master at all of the technical terms that are thrown about in studies of various treatments for Autism. Whenever I do any kind of article reading, I’m sure to have my search engine open and ready to go, in order to find the “lay-man’s terms” for different words and medical jargon. Truth be told, it’s a lot. A new study of chromosomes has found a connection between chromosome 5 and Autism. Great, right? But, what does it all mean?
The universal symbol for autism is a puzzle piece. It’s pretty symbolic if you think about it. There are a lot of pieces to the Autism puzzle – some we’re aware of and others that we aren’t. Another piece of the Autism puzzle has fallen into place after a study done by the University of California, Davis.
There are a number of methods available to the public to assist them in quitting smoking. From pills and gum to patches and electronic devices, consumers definitely have a few choices when it comes to breaking the vicious chain smoking and addiction cycle. The true demon that we’re fighting is nicotine – the addictive drug found in cigarettes. We often hear about the damaging effects of nicotine – but could it be that it also has it’s good points?
Every form of Autism is unique. There are many cases of Autism that are similar – similar symptoms, similar patterns, similar family background. However, it all boils down to the fact that people are different – so each Autism case will be different. Each and every story is very inspiring. Alexis Diaz’s story is no different.