Fevers reduce autism symptomology?

Grant given to study fever and autism connection

By Bailey Moser

The National Institutes of Health’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development granted $900,000 to IU to fund one of the first basic science investigations into potential connections between fever and the relief of some symptoms of autism, according to an IU press ?release.

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Caution is needed when pursuing supplements or dietary restrictions. Read more:

‘Autism Diets’ Do Not Provide Children With Adequate Supplementation, Can Lead To Overuse

Gluten-free and casein-free (GFCF) diets, also known as “autism diets,” have been heralded as reliable treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorder (AUS) by some therapists, but scientific evidence has been lacking. A recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has found that using dietary supplementation to treat children with autism is not only ineffective, but it could also lead to both insufficient nutrients and excessive nutrients.

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Autism and apraxia are often closely connected:

Autism and rare childhood speech disorder often coincide

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Some children with autism should undergo ongoing screenings for apraxia, a rare neurological speech disorder, because the two conditions often go hand-in-hand, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

Over the course of a three-year study, 64 percent of children initially diagnosed with autism were found to also have apraxia. The study also showed that the commonly used Checklist for Autism Spectrum Disorder (CASD) accurately diagnoses autism in children with apraxia.

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The little-known treatable impact of ‘catatonia’ on individuals with Down’s and other developmental disorders

Cause of regression in individuals with Down syndrome identified

ndividuals with regressive Down syndrome return to baseline functioning when treated for Catatonia

Down syndrome, the most common chromosomal disorder in America, can be complicated by significant deterioration in movement, speech and functioning in some adolescents and young adults. Physicians previously attributed this regression todepression or early-onset Alzheimer’s, and it has not responded to treatments. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has found that Catatonia, a treatable disorder, may cause regression in patients with Down syndrome. Individuals with regressive Down syndrome who were treated for Catatonia showed improvement, the researcher found.

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Key CDC researcher who downplayed connection between autism and vaccinations is now on the run from the authorities…

Key CDC researcher who downplayed connection between autism and vaccinations is now on the run from the authorities, allegedly with millions of stolen taxpayer money. Does this lessen the validity of his prior research? You can decide that for yourself. Read more: