Archive for the ‘Genetics’ Category

Is Big Pharma Knocking Off Functional Medicine Doctors?

Is Big Pharma Knocking Off Functional Medicine Doctors?

I awoke one morning recently, to this shocking Facebook post: 77th Holistic Doctor Shot Dead In Her AZ Home With Her Entire Family. Considering the violent circumstances surrounding this daunting list of clinicians’ deaths, including Drs. Jeffrey Bradstreet,...
The Perils of Home Treatment for Autism

The Perils of Home Treatment for Autism

Were it not for a lack of knowledge or, frankly, interest on the part of most of the medical community, parents of children with autism would be happy to relinquish their quest for appropriate treatment. Too often, I listen to stories about pediatricians who have...
When Mom and Dad Disagree About Autism Intervention

When Mom and Dad Disagree About Autism Intervention

Undoubtedly, the most stressful challenge that any family might face is illness in their child. Even in cases where treatment is established, e.g. acute leukemia, there are bound to be differences of opinion about which doctor, or hospital will do the best job. When...
The Real Cause of Autism

The Real Cause of Autism

Recently, these 3 headlines appeared on my iRadar Screens: ♦ Genetics a Cause of Autism in Most Cases: Study ♣ Korean-American Professor Couple Identify Major Cause of Autism ♠ Could multivitamin use in pregnancy protect children from autism? Yet, the research was...
The Challenge of Challenging Behaviors

The Challenge of Challenging Behaviors

The Child Development Center has been experiencing a rash (dare I say, “Epidemic”?) of children who present with poor socialization, decreased attention requiring prompting and redirection, sensory and/or oppositional issues, extreme rudeness, dark...
Sleeping Sickness Medicine for Autism?

Sleeping Sickness Medicine for Autism?

‘Game-changer for autism’:100-year-old drug reverses symptoms, study finds Recent headlines, such as those, have stimulated the submission of a fair number of emails that went something like this… Dear Dr. Udell,I saw this study on the internet. I would like to...