Archive for the ‘Stem Cells’ Category

Stem Cell Therapy for Autism… cont’d

Stem Cell Therapy for Autism… cont’d

As doctors try to understand and consider various emerging therapies for patients experiencing signs and symptoms of autism, the question of Stem Cell therapy has come to the fore. A Duke University professor barreled onto the scene, recently, with a pronouncement...
Understanding Autism Better

Understanding Autism Better

A growing number of children with tiny genetic differences, known as copy number variations, have accompanied the steady increase of patients who visit The Child Development Center. Often, the conventional advice is that 1) such anomalies are probably not significant,...
Where Have All Those Autism Treatments Gone?

Where Have All Those Autism Treatments Gone?

Secretin, OSR, Namenda (memantine), Bumex (bumetanide), Actos, Spironolactone, and more, have all been prescribed to improve the signs and symptoms that ASD individuals experience and display. Some are only used in rare circumstances, others are no longer even...
Stem Cell Therapy for Autism – Final Word

Stem Cell Therapy for Autism – Final Word

This has been a pretty exhaustive series of posts exploring and explaining the most recent developments in stem cell therapy as they pertain to ASD. These blogs are meant for parents who are considering the procedure (wiki isn’t helping entirely, right?), but...
Stem Cell Therapy for Autism 3

Stem Cell Therapy for Autism 3

The condition currently designated as ASD is epidemic. Reports about the alarming numbers abound, but it doesn’t seem to stick. “Is there really an increase in actual cases?” is the most common question that I get asked about my medical practice,...