1. johnflesh

    Parents Giving Bleach to Children as "Cure" For Autism

    Warning - there are some nasty photos on this page - Kids at the mercy of their parents, who are at the mercy of quack online medicine snake-oil salesmen. There is a US article on this but this ^ is happening in the UK.
  2. bajisima

    Measles outbreak in Minnesota over fears of autism in vaccine

    Doubts about vaccines helped fuel Minnesota's biggest outbreak of measles in decades, and attracted determined vaccine skeptics eager to exploit fear, health officials say. At least 44 people have been infected, nearly all of them children, and 11 kids are in the hospital, the Minnesota...
  3. cpicturetaker12

    & Here we GO! MELANIA is threatening to SUE over discussion of possible AUTISM of KID

    There is ZERO repeat ZERO chance that anyone who is discussing Barron's POSSIBLE autism can be SUED. This dumb MOTHER should know that--she had to study for her citizenship. Her dumbass husband should know it but that would NEVER stop him for SUING against MY or anyone else's FIRST AMEND...
  4. Friday13

    Chemical compounds, not vaccines linked to autism

    Scientists are linking chemicals produced in the 1970s to increased autism today?not vaccines
  5. HayJenn

    Texas Denies Medicaid Coverage for an Autism Therapy

    Like many parents of children with autism, Braulio De La Cruz sought an expensive therapy called applied behavioral analysis — or ABA – when his son Noah Leonardo was diagnosed last year. Noah, now 3 years old, qualifies for Medicaid coverage because he had been approved for Social Security’s...
  6. HayJenn

    Hillary's Plan for Autism..

    On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton's campaign revealed her plan for tackling autism. That in and of itself isn't huge news. Clinton has tons of plans: She's got a plan to cure Alzheimer's disease, a plan to crack down on campus sexual assault, a plan to reduce out-of-pocket health costs, and many, many...
  7. Madeline

    Autism Cause Discovered?

    Scientists Just Made a Major Breakthrough in Understanding Autism | Mother Jones
  8. Blueneck

    SSRI's linked to autism

    I think this is significant, but it doesn't seem to be getting much press. I'm not sure why. Taking antidepressants during pregnancy linked to increased risk of autism
  9. A

    Autism Speaks: the genetics of autism

    Interesting work being done by a consortium of research institutes on the underlying genetics responsible for the autism spectrum of disorders was covered by the PBS Newshour. The group has identified 200 genes associated with neuro-developmental disorders. About 115 of these genes predispose...
  10. bajisima

    Autism once again being linked to vaccines and glyphosate

    MIT researcher Dr. Stephanie Senoff is renewing the controversy linking vaccines and autism and now also including glyphosate (chemical in Roundup) as well. She is claiming Monsanto and the pharma companies haven't done their research properly to show how they link with autism..She is now...
  11. bajisima

    Study finds autism link

    A massive new study on autism risk has found elevations related to parental age — of both teen moms and older parents. "With an analysis of more than 5.7 million children in five countries, the study, published Wednesday in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, is the largest of its kind to ever...
  12. Friday13

    On World Autism Day

    IL republiCon governor cuts autism funding... IL Republican Gov Cuts Autism Funding -- On World Autism Day | Crooks and Liars
  13. Friday13

    A Mother Talks About Autism

    I love this piece by a mother with an Autistic child. Sometimes kids are more wise/understand more than adults...
  14. bajisima

    Do GMOs cause autism?

    Remember how supposedly vaccinations caused autism? Well here we go again with claims that GMO foods are now to blame for autism. "Cyberspace has been awash with claims over the past two weeks that glyphosate, an herbicide used with some genetically modified crops, causes autism. “Half of...
  15. L

    UC Davis MIND Institute study links autism to pesticides

    Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. The...
  16. bajisima

    Autism rates soaring

    The CDC reports that autism is on the rise and has risen dramatically since 2008 surging from 1 in 150 to 1 in 68 children. Researchers believe better detection accounts for some of the rise but not all of it. What are your thoughts? Infographic: Autism Rate Soars in CDC Study - NBC News...
  17. Red Eft

    This Woman Believes Autism Is God's Punishment for Gay Rights. And She Just Won Her P

    Full title: This Woman Believes Autism Is God's Punishment for Gay Rights. And She Just Won Her Primary. In the latest example of how extremism may be hurting conservatives, Republican voters in Illinois endorsed a candidate with views just slightly to the left of Fred Phelps. Susanne...
  18. Dr Sampson Simpson

    HOw vaccines cause autism

    How do vaccines cause autism? please click on the link
  19. meridian5455

    Fifteen Years After Autism Panic, a Plague of Measles Erupts

    The Price Of The Autism-Measles Panic, 15 Years Later - Forbes This is the kind of thing that happens when people do their research on the internet. Measles is a real and definite threat. The possible connection between autism and the vaccination has not been proven. This is the result.
  20. Dr Sampson Simpson

    Organic food the cause of autism I love this, as it shows the idiocy of people that claim correlation is causation. You know the vaccines cause autism people, or those that love to claim other types of correlations that cause autism.