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Seeking Real Autism Awareness

Seeking Real Autism Awareness

It’s the time of year for Spring walks, fundraisers, and other events to promote autism awareness. Heartwarming stories are featured in social and news media. This is my wish list for true mindfulness of this 21st century childhood disorder. A good start would...
Recent Research about MRIs for Autism

Recent Research about MRIs for Autism

Since the outbreak of autism, various attempts have been made to utilize modern imaging techniques to provide a more precise diagnosis. Here are two recent stories that warrant recognition and comment. Relationship between brain stem volume and aggression in children...
TheAutismDoctor’s Top Stories

TheAutismDoctor’s Top Stories

As I have previously explained, I produce this blogpost for 4 principle reasons; to learn, to teach, to offer a middle-ground, and to ventilate about the less-than-state-of-the-art medical care offered to patients with autism and ADHD. Here are my picks for...
Autism Literature Review 2016

Autism Literature Review 2016

In the face of an exploding incidence of childhood developmental abnormalities, scientific knowledge is sorely lacking. These are my top picks for the most useful human research that improves our understanding about the cause(s) and treatment(s) of these conditions....
Flu Shots in Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk

Flu Shots in Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published a study entitled, Association Between Influenza Infection and Vaccination During Pregnancy and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Whispering Down the Lane Health News from NPR, Fox News, Medscape.com...
Signs of Autism in an Infant’s First Year

Signs of Autism in an Infant’s First Year

As a neonatal-perinatal specialist, I have been responsible for the health of tens of thousands of the smallest, sickest, and most vulnerable patients. Plus, in the past decade, I have focused on learning about, diagnosing, and treating children who are affected with...