Archive for the ‘Research’ 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,...
Fundraising for Autism Research

Fundraising for Autism Research

(Too) many years ago, our Regional Intensive Care Unit had the honor of hosting Audrey Hepburn. At that time, we were knee-deep in cocaine exposed babies, and the entourage stopped at the incubator of a 1 pound infant who was barely visible among the wires and tubes....
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...
A Tale of Two Studies – About Autism

A Tale of Two Studies – About Autism

June 2017 Two quite different papers were published recently, which together directly address important aspects regarding our understanding about diagnosis, prevention and treatment of autism. The first article is entitled, “Functional neuroimaging of high-risk...
Fathers and Autism

Fathers and Autism

The diagnosis of autism seems more difficult for the Dads. We are simply not wired to easily accept deviations from expected norms. For the entire gestation, through the first 15+ months, it’s mostly Mother who is feeding, going to medical visits, and...