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New study links wheat (gluten) consumption to autism

7/17/2013 - Another piece in the complex puzzle of what causes autism and other related behavioral disorders appears to have been identified by a new study published in the open-access journal PLoS One. Researchers from Columbia University in New York found that wheat, and particularly wheat gluten, triggers a...

Is autism linked to air pollution?

7/1/2013 - Results of a new study were released and suggest that moms-to-be that are exposed to high levels of pollution are almost twice as likely to give birth to a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). With data collected from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Harvard School of Public Health...

Boy diagnosed with autism has higher IQ than Einstein; thriving despite failure of public school system

5/30/2013 - When the experts told Kristine Barnett of Indiana that her two-year-old son would probably never be able to read or even tie his shoes due to his severe case of autism, the brave mother of three decided to take matters into her own hands. And as a result, she helped nurture the young boy into the genius...

Do antidepressants in pregnancy cause autism?

5/10/2013 - Two recent studies have shown an association between antidepressant use during pregnancy and an increased risk of autism in children. The risk of having an autistic child was doubled by the use of antidepressants taken during pregnancy. A large Swedish study published in the British Medical Journal...

Is the modern western lifestyle responsible for the increase in autism?

3/30/2013 - There have been literally hundreds of research projects looking into the possible causes of autism. Many have linked autism to vaccines, diet and chemicals in our environment. Others have linked autism to other, more bizarre causes such as jaundice and sociological issues. Many of these studies have...

The hoax at the bottom of Autism and Alzheimer's

3/24/2013 - For the medical cartel, Autism and Alzheimer's are big, big business. Profits are soaring. These two conditions are promoted as specific diseases. That's where all the trouble starts. If you read the Alzheimer's and Autism definitions, which are the criteria for diagnosis contained in the psychiatric...

Autistic children have more toxic metals in their blood

3/15/2013 - New evidence suggests that heavy metal exposure may be a cause of autism, in a study conducted by researchers from Arizona State University and published in the journal Biological Trace Element Research. The researchers found that autistic children had significantly higher levels of numerous toxic...

Is folic acid or folate a key element to avoiding autism?

3/10/2013 - A new study, called the Autism Birth Cohort Study, that followed 85,176 babies born in the six years between 2002 and 2008, sought to determine if folic acid intake made a difference in risk factors relating to the development of autism spectrum disorders. The study was published February 13 in the...

Taking folic acid supplements in early pregnancy can prevent autism

3/6/2013 - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in 88 children in the U.S. has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) -- but little is known about how the disorder develops and methods for diagnosis, prevention, and treatment are limited. But now comes word from a large study...

How autism is connected to mercury toxicity - and what to do about it

3/3/2013 - A recent study published in the Polish journal Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis raises new and pertinent questions about the intensifying link between mercury toxicity and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Far from being the definitively debunked hoax that the mainstream media and so-called "skeptics"...

Dietary secrets for autistic children

2/18/2013 - If you are the parent or guardian of a child with autism, then you already know how difficult it can be to deal with all the erratic outbursts, chronic speech impediments, learning deficiencies, and other behavioral and cognitive abnormalities that so often characterize the condition. But the good news...

Treatments for children with autism or autism spectrum disorders including a GFCF diet and HBOT

1/30/2013 - A change in dietary regimen has been shown to reduce symptoms of Autism and Autism Spectrum behaviors. Many autistic children are allergic to gluten and to the protein in milk, casein, and both should be eliminated from their diet. This is called a GFCF diet, meaning gluten-free and casein-free. Gluten...

Does air pollution cause autism?

12/7/2012 - Exposure to air pollution in utero or during the first year of life may double a person's risk of developing autism, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) and Children's Hospital Los Angeles. "This work has broad potential public health implications,"...

Heal autism, depression and autoimmune disorders with a GAPS diet

11/26/2012 8:29:11 AM - The Gut and Psychology Syndrome diet (GAPS) is not for the faint of heart. It requires patience and dedication, not to mention time -- up to three years. But for those suffering from asthma, food intolerance and allergy, developmental delays, depression or a spectrum of digestive disorders, it can be...

Role of chiropractic in managing seizures in children with autism

11/10/2012 - Over a decade ago, Pistolese presented the results of a thorough chiropractic literature review that out of the 17 papers reviewed, 15 epileptic patients out of 15 reported positive outcomes resulting from subluxation-based chiropractic care. Since his paper, several studies have been published documenting...

Marijuana cannabinoids found to help combat autism

10/6/2012 - The cannabinoid compounds naturally found in many varieties of cannabis, also known more commonly as marijuana, may help children with autism spectrum disorders experience dramatic behavioral improvements, and potentially even full recovery from their symptoms. These are the findings of a new study...

Can chiropractic treat seizures in autistic children?

9/29/2012 - Over a decade ago, Pistolese presented the results of a thorough chiropractic literature review that out of the 17 papers reviewed, 15 epileptic patients out of 15 reported positive outcomes resulting from subluxation-based chiropractic care. Since his paper, several studies have been published documenting...

New autism risks for school-aged children: Playing at recess and eating fruits and veggies during snack time

9/22/2012 - According to the work produced by the Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility in 2000, In Harm's Way: Toxic Threats To Child Development, millions of U.S. children exhibit learning disabilities, reduced IQ, and destructive, aggressive behavior due to toxic chemical exposure. Developmental...

The government's demonic strategy against parents of autistic children

9/16/2012 - Let me start with this controversial statement: The worst thing parents can do is obtain a diagnosis of autism for their vaccine-damaged child. The primary fact to keep in mind is: the government must deny any link between vaccines and autism, because to admit the connection would force it to pay...

Does my child have autism? Clues and signs to look for

9/10/2012 - It is imperative to note that many pediatricians and other physicians are not experienced in diagnosing autism or any of the related autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Sadly, they are trained to believe that the autistic form of ASD is incurable. ASD varies widely in severity and symptoms and may go unrecognized,...

Do autistic children have 'starving brains?'

9/3/2012 - McCandless' position in her book, "Children with Starving Brains: A Medical Treatment Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorder," is that ASD is a complex syndrome based on physiological and biochemical disorders that have as a common end-point the cognitive and emotional impairment that we generally associate...

Total assault on medical free speech as British authorities threaten vaccine-autism website over its content

8/14/2012 - A U.K. group devoted to helping parents customize appropriate vaccination schedules for their children has been targeted by British authorities for posting scientifically-backed warnings about the dangers of the combination measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, also known as MMR. BBC News reports that...

Flame retardants are causing autism

8/7/2012 - More and more over the past 25 years, brominated flame retardants have been used in home furnishings and electronics to slow down fires. These chemicals are now routinely found in household dust, food, air and in the umbilical cords of newborns. In a recent study, scientists are reporting that environmental...

MMR causes autism, proven in Italian court case

6/22/2012 - For many years the stories from devastated parents have been eerily similar. A young, bright child vaccinated with MMR, has minor side effects such as high temperature and being off food, and then develops the debilitating disability of autism. Whilst the mainstream medical profession deny the link...

Dozens of autism brains at Harvard hospital found rotting after freezer failure

6/20/2012 - The autism research industry experienced a major loss recently after it was discovered that a freezer at the Harvard University-affiliated McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass., had failed. According to reports, one-third of "the world's largest collection of autism brain samples" that were being stored...

Water supply contaminated with antidepressants may cause autism

6/17/2012 - A report by the University of Idaho claims that antidepressants in drinking water can trigger the condition in people that have a genetic disposition to Autism Spectrum Disorders. As the UK government dithers over the clean up of the water supply contaminated by pharmaceuticals, the report suggests...

The rising tide of Autism

5/23/2012 - Autism was once thought to be a psychological disorder because of the lack of eye contact that is hallmark in the child with autism. But autism cannot be treated and cured with psycho-therapy or psychotropic drugs. Autism is not a medical disorder that can be diagnosed with an X-ray or MRI and then...

Four different approaches for preventing and healing vaccine injuries

5/8/2012 - Someone commented on a recent Natural News vaccine article something to this effect: "Why spend time confirming what we know; we need solutions." Avoiding vaccines altogether is obviously the best solution. But that's getting more difficult every month as the vaccine industry influences the media...

Vaccine bombshell: Baby monkeys given standard doses of popular vaccines develop autism symptoms

5/6/2012 - If vaccines play absolutely no role in the development of childhood autism, a claim made by many medical authorities today, then why are some of the most popular vaccines commonly administered to children demonstrably causing autism in animal primates? This is the question many people are now asking...

The Measles Lie, and the ongoing ad campaign disguised as news

5/6/2012 - An article in the Daily Mail UK, has reported that there has been the highest rate of measles infection since 1988. It goes on to say that 214 cases have been reported in the Mersey-side area alone. In a blatant advert for the MMR vaccination, Dr Roberto Vivancos from the Health Protection Agency, said...

Spike in US autism rates linked to high-fructose corn syrup consumption

4/22/2012 - A new study published in the journal Clinical Epigenetics reveals that both the Standard American Diet (SAD) and various toxic environmental factors play a definitive and synergistic role in the development of autism. According to the study, high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), mercury in vaccines, and...

Dr. Andrew Wakefield reveals real story behind vaccines, autism and more

4/10/2012 - In an interview on The Robert Scott Bell Show, Dr. Andrew Wakefield talks about vaccines and autism, the MMR vaccine, the General Medical Council's case against John Walker Smith and many other important issues pertaining to vaccines. Also discussed is the story of Patti Finn, a New York attorney who...

Donald Trump publicly links vaccines to autism

4/6/2012 - In a stunning development for the ostracized, often criticized, vaccine safety awareness movement, cause celebre, and business mogul, Donald Trump raised concern about vaccinations on Monday, April 2, the anniversary of the fifth annual World Autism Awareness Day. Trump 'warned' Fox News viewers he...

78 percent increase in childhood autism rates over past decade coincides with sharp uptick in vaccination schedules

4/3/2012 - The rate of autism among American children has nearly doubled over the past decade, according to a new report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), jumping from about one in 150 children back in 2000 to about one in 88 children in 2008, which is the last time official...

The conventional lie about Autism and other chronic diseases

3/29/2012 - Imagine your doctor telling you: "There is no known cure for this condition". Sadly, there are a staggering amount of people victimized by this destructive (false) belief system. But, to make matters worse, millions of people are being systematically prevented from hearing the truth about how to effectively...

Evidence suggests hard-to-find raw camel milk may improve autism symptoms

3/25/2012 - After observing considerable improvement in her own son's autism symptoms through the integration of raw camel milk into his diet, author and journalist Christina Adams is now convinced that this unconventional food delicacy holds much promise in treating autism. Writing for Autism File, Adams offers...

Vermont Legislature: Keep the Vaccine Philosophical Exemption

3/8/2012 - March 7, 2012, To: The Vermont Legislature Re: SB 199, An Act Relating to Immunization Exemptions and the Immunization Pilot Program Honorable Vermont Legislators and Concerned Others: SB 199 seeks to eliminate the Great State of Vermont's vaccine philosophical exemption. This goal is problematic...

Why the medical establishment will never find a cause or cure for autism

2/24/2012 - No matter how you look at it, autism research is big business. Just like the Susan G. Komen Foundation's "Race for the Cure" for breast cancer, the autism industry pretends to be looking for the causes of autism and how to cure it, when in reality it is on a never-ending hunt for money to fund so-called...

Researching genetics as a cause of autism - An expensive attempt to marginalize vaccine causation

1/17/2012 1:22:18 AM - It seems that every effort to discount vaccinations as a source of autism has gone into research to prove defective genes as the major culprit. Some epidemiological study based on twins with autism spectrum disorders was done as early as the mid-1970s. Since then, autism has increased 40-fold. All...

Autism and vaccines - Study to debunk association rather strengthens association

12/8/2011 - When science is biased and works to comply with a certain agenda, the research can be confusing at best. Such is the case with the most recent attempt to divert attention from early childhood vaccinations as a causal factor for autism. The study was conducted at UC Davis and its findings were published...

The CDC betrays the public trust

11/17/2011 - One would think that public medical officials would be honest and on the ball with their tremendous responsibilities to protect the public. When you read this essay and what certain officials have done you will probably get mad. Really mad! In general I am against the death penalty as I am against...

Exposed: CDC deliberately manipulated, covered up scientific data showing link between vaccines containing mercury and autism

11/2/2011 - Deniers of the link between mercury-laden vaccines and autism are going to have a hard time denying the latest findings by the Coalition for Mercury-Free Drugs (CoMeD). The nonprofit group has obtained critical documents via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that exposes the US Center for...

Natural Solutions for Autism on the next NaturalNews Talk Hour

10/13/2011 - In the United States, nearly one in every 90 children are being diagnosed with autism. Thankfully, there are doctors that can help. The NaturalNews Talk Hour presents Beat Autism Now - Naturally with our special guest Dr. Michael Gruttadauria, author of Beat Autism Now. "Thank You for all that you...

Humane pediatrics and autism

9/28/2011 - This entire phase of my life began just over eight years ago when I first began writing about vaccines. My first book on the subject was called Cry of the Heart and I named it that because just about every day when writing I would meet up with parents who had lost their children to autism and other...

Federal government has paid out vaccine autism compensation awards to 83 families

9/21/2011 - The USA National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) is a crafty federal program to relieve the vaccine industry from liability for extreme vaccine injuries. Most claims have been rejected. But enough claims have been awarded to indicate the government's secret awareness of the link between a...

Antidepressant use during pregnancy linked to increased risk of autism

7/18/2011 - Several studies have implicated antidepressant use during pregnancy with short term complications in newborns, autism, and other birth defects. A study published in the Archives of General Psychology in July 2011 uncovered a connection between antidepressant use during pregnancy and an increased risk...

Florida legislature refuses to regulate mercury in vaccines

5/18/2011 - An amendment to regulate the use of mercury in vaccines was voted down in Tallahassee, Florida, May 6. The amendment would have made it illegal to buy, sell, manufacture, deliver, import, administer or distribute any vaccine that contained more than 0.3 micrograms of organic or inorganic mercury per...

Government vaccine compensation payouts prove autism link

5/12/2011 6:38:04 PM - The federal government has been publicly denying any link between autism and vaccines for over two decades, while it has quietly been paying out damages for vaccine injury to children with autism, a study released May 10th shows. The study underscores the need for Congressional hearings and independent...

CDC vaccine scientist who downplayed links to autism indicted by DOJ in alleged fraud scheme

4/28/2011 - CDC researcher Poul Thorsen, who famously headed up the "Denmark Study" that many claim disproved any link between autism and vaccines, has been indicted in Atlanta by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, money laundering and defrauding research institutions of grant money. Poul Thorson...

Heal autism from the inside out

3/29/2011 - Autism is a sensitive and controversial topic for many. There does not seem to be a single cause of autism and the common treatment, behavior therapy, does not deal with the underlying problems. The good news is that there is now more help for healing and/or improving the symptoms of autism with natural...

Multiple studies link autism to mercury, which is still present in most flu vaccines

3/12/2011 - Despite recommendations made by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1999 that Thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative, be removed from vaccines, the toxic chemical is still added to the majority of flu vaccines administered to women, children, and the elderly, according to the...

The mercury poisoning of our bodies and planet

3/1/2011 - This essay is about the work of Dr. Rashid Buttar, author of The 9 Steps to Keep the Doctor Away, who along with Dr. Boyd Haley, then chairman of the chemistry department of Kentucky University, had considerable influence over my early thoughts in terms of the chemistry of mercury and the misery it...

Respen-A and Autism - An Important Treatment To Consider For Anyone On The Autism-Spectrum

2/26/2011 9:41:09 AM - An exciting new therapy called Respen-A is showing great benefit for individuals on the autism spectrum with respects to some of their core issue such as language delay, socialization, self-stimulatory behavior and cognitive dysfunction. Respen-A has been available since 2008, but not until recently...

Methyl-B12 and autism - Why you should be using it to treat your child

2/18/2011 - Methylcobolamin (Methyl-B12) as a vitamin is a very important treatment for individuals - children, teenagers and adults - on the autism-spectrum. It is also useful for people with other issues as well including attention deficit, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, sensory processing and speech/language...

Dr Wakefield demands retraction from BMJ after documents prove innocence from allegations of vaccine autism data fraud

1/26/2011 - In light of new evidence that has emerged clearing Dr Wakefield of the allegations that he fabricated study data involving MMR vaccines and symptoms of autism, Dr Wakefield is now publicly demanding a retraction from the British Medical Journal and author Brian Deer. Documents just made public reveal...

Latest research links autism to vaccines

1/20/2011 - Lately there has been a mainstream media (MSM) barrage reporting the vaccinations to autism link is now proven to be false. Even a not so MSM media site recently featured the article "Who Started the Vaccine Autism Hoax?" Disinformation is created out of intentional lies. That`s Big Pharma`s shtick....

Thimerosal-free childhood vaccines still suspect in autism

12/30/2010 - In a recent article in the Chicago Tribune "Link between autism and vaccines discredited," Dr. Cory Franklin makes the definitive claim that vaccines do not cause autism. The study to which his article refers was published in Pediatrics, the online journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Researchers...

Oxytocin - Hormone alleviates symptoms of autism

12/13/2010 - An article in The Washington Post reports that oxytocin can help those with autism make eye contact and interact better with others. Oxytocin is known as the natural hormone that creates feelings of connection, trust, love, and joy. This is also the same hormone that is triggered by touch, soothing...

Vitamin D deficiency could be a cause of autism

10/13/2010 - A new Danish study published in the journal Pediatrics has identified a link between neonatal jaundice and autism. Babies born with jaundice have a significantly increased risk of developing both general psychological problems and autism, and researchers believe a vitamin D deficiency is to blame. Formed...

New Hope for Beating Autism on the next NaturalNews Talk Hour

7/22/2010 - This week's NaturalNews Talk Hour features "New Hope for Beating Autism" with our special guest Dr. Edward Group. We'll talk about natural alternatives to vaccines, healthy detoxification techniques and healthy diet tips to promote natural healing. What do YOU think causes autism? The next Talk...

Central Figure in CDC Vaccine Safety Studies Investigated for Fraud

4/12/2010 - One of the central figures in the Center for Disease Control`s (CDC) claims about vaccine safety is reported to be under investigation by Danish police after almost $2 million turned up missing that was supposed to have been spent on research. Dr. Poul Thorsen, one of the researchers involved in two...

Understand and Prevent Autism with Seven Simple Steps

4/5/2010 - Autism is a disease characterized by impaired communication and social development, and one in 110 children these days is being diagnosed with autism related problems. Autism is often associated with heavy metals in the body, particularly mercury, which is a toxic metal known to cause brain and neurological...

Consider a Few Things about Dr. Wakefield, the GMC and the Autism-Vaccine Link

3/10/2010 - The news has been full of headlines trumpeting the discrediting of Dr. Andrew Wakefield`s 1998 study on vaccines (specifically MMR, measles-mumps-rubella) and childhood autism. While the news outlets in the main stream wax poetic about their belief that this discredits all autism-vaccine links, they...

Report reveals that one percent of US children, and growing, have autism

3/6/2010 - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a new report showing that one out of every 110 children in America today have some form of autism. With an estimated three-quarters of a million children somewhere on the autism spectrum, child advocacy group Autism Speaks is calling on the federal government...

Andrew Wakefield, Scientific Censorship, and Fourteen Monkeys; A statement by Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey

2/6/2010 - When it comes to vaccines, Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey get it. They see how the pharma industry is engineering a campaign to silence Dr. Andrew Wakefield in order to suppress the publication of startling new evidence linking vaccines to severe neurological damage. At great risk to their professional...

The Lancet retraction of vaccine autism paper condemned as Big Pharma conspiracy to discredit Dr. Wakefield

2/5/2010 - When I saw The Lancet's recent retraction of Dr. Wakefield's famous paper linking vaccines to autism, I couldn't help thinking back to 1989 when Fleischmann and Pons were widely attacked and discredit over their demonstration of cold fusion technology. These two brilliant physicists had accomplished...

Autism has Reached Crisis Proportions

12/29/2009 - Autism was first brought forth to the public's attention in the 1950's. Since then, it has been rising steadily. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently released that today 1 in 110 children are autistic. More alarming is the fact that on December 18, 2009, it reported that autism...

Misleading Media Denies Connection between Mercury and Autism

11/6/2009 - Several recent headlines about a study which concluded that mercury levels in children with autism were not significantly higher than those without have been widely distributed. Headlines reading "Mercury levels not related to autism" and "Mercury not linked with autism, study says" were at the top...

Profit Driven Swine Flu Propaganda - Pump Up the Volume - Part Five

10/30/2009 - This article is part five in a six-part series. Be sure to read part four at http://www.naturalnews.com/027336_swine_flu_health_propaganda.html In the video commentary titled, Mild Swine Flu & Over-Hyped Vaccine, on the website for the National Vaccine Information Center, the group's co-founder and...

Autism rates double in children as vaccines poison an entire generation

10/6/2009 - According to a U.S. government survey just published, rates of autism in children have doubled since 2003. Today, an estimated 1 in 91 children are being diagnosed with autism, making this the highest rate in any population in the history of human civilization. Meanwhile, the vaccination push in America...

John Travolta says son was autistic: Vaccines, religious freedom and celebrity privacy

10/6/2009 - John Travolta, who is testifying in a case involving a $25 million extortion attempt against him, revealed this week that his son who died this year from a seizure was autistic. Sixteen-year-old Jett suffered from severe seizures every 5 to 10 days, Travolta testified, and then slept 12 hours to recover...

Vaccines cause autism: Supporting evidence

10/6/2009 - Rates of autism have skyrocketed 1000% since 1990, yet defenders of vaccines and the pharmaceutical industry keep scratching their heads in confusion: What could be causing this? Lots of clues point to vaccines as one of the primary contributing factors to increased rates of autism. In this article,...

Infant Hepatitis B Vaccine Triples Risk of Autism in Boys, Study Says

9/28/2009 - While the mainstream media is touting the latest study showing that the Hepatitis B vaccine they routinely hit newborns with (literally, in the birthing room) reduces liver cancer, they are ignoring a new study published (as an abstract) in the September issue of Annals of Epidemiology.1 That...

Study Proves Link Between Thimerosal and Autism Neurotoxicity

9/1/2009 - In a study just published, a causal connection between Thimerosal, the preservative often used in vaccines, and the brain pathology found in patients diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), has been established. The study, A Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Impaired Oxidative-Reduction Activity, Degeneration,...

Eleni Prokopeas speaks out on vaccines and a cure for autism in NaturalNews interview

8/31/2009 - In a new online interview just posted, Eleni Prokopeas from "Green Diva Mom" (www.GreenDivaMom.com) shares her story of vaccines causing autism in her son. As a healthy new mom, Eleni thought the health of her newborn son would be well protected, but after subjecting her son to a round of vaccines,...

Infant Primate Study Links Vaccination with Autism

8/12/2009 - A study shows a direct link between standard childhood vaccination series and autism-like symptoms in primates. Presented by one of the principal scientists behind it, Dr. Laura Hewitson, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, the research was presented as an abstract pending publication at the International...

Milk Protein Linked to Autism, Schizophrenia, Diabetes and Heart Disease

7/24/2009 - Knowing about the health benefits of raw milk is not enough. In his book The Devil in the Milk, Dr. Kevin Woodford says we have one more lesson to learn: there is a link between the type of milk we drink and a range of serious illnesses, including heart disease, Type 1 diabetes, autism and schizophrenia....

Battle Autism with Bentonite Clay

6/26/2009 - Many autism treatment centers are incorporating the use of Bentonite clay in their successful treatment regimens. Detoxing and chelating with calcium Bentonite clay baths is proving to be a key factor in their success. Studies are showing the clay`s unique ability to safely remove metals and environmental...

SSRIs Prescribed for Autistic Children Make Them Worse

6/17/2009 - Despite the fact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved any prescription medications to treat the symptoms of autism and related disorders, drugs are frequently -- and increasingly -- being given to autistic children, according to a study in the June issue of Archives of General...

Researchers Accidentally Discover Link between Vinyl Flooring and Autism

4/23/2009 - In a study published on March 30, Swedish, Danish and U.S. scientists have discovered a link between vinyl flooring and autism in children. The purpose of the study -- which involved nearly 5,000 children -- was to investigate the connection between indoor air pollutants and allergies, however, the...

GFCF Diet Shows Promise as Natural Treatment for Autism

3/29/2009 - Autism is a developmental disorder that appears during the first three years of life. It is classified as a neurological disorder that affects social skills and interaction. The number of children diagnosed with autism has been on the rise. The Autism Society of American reports that autism is growing...

Autism Link with Rainy Climates Points Squarely at Vitamin D Deficiency

3/18/2009 - Rates of autism are higher within the rainiest counties of three different states, in an analysis conducted by researchers from Cornell University and published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, suggesting that environmentally related factors such as vitamin D deficiency might play...

Soaring Autism Rates Linked to Environmental Causes

2/18/2009 - A study recently published in the journal Epidemiology has suggested that rapid increases in autism rates in California cannot be explained by migratory trends and looser diagnosis criteria, but is instead most likely down to environmental exposures. Not exactly news to those well versed in natural...

Why Vaccinations Harm Children: Health Experts Sound Off

2/11/2009 - What follows is a collection of quotations from naturopathic physicians, health authors, researchers and doctors on the dangers of vaccines. I assembled these quotes from a private library of health books and published them here to make this entire collection public. Here, you'll learn how vaccines...

Therapeutic Healing Vest for Children With Autism, ADHD, Anxiety

7/8/2008 - Children with autism and ADHD may soon get anxiety relief from a novel "deep-pressure" vest developed by Brian Mullen at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The vest, which can also be used for adults with mental illness, delivers a "portable hug" called deep pressure touch stimulation (DPTS). "People...

Autism Risk Linked to Distance From Power Plants

5/29/2008 - How do mercury emissions affect pregnant mothers, the unborn and toddlers? Do the level of emissions impact autism rates? Does it matter whether a mercury-emitting source is 10 miles away from families versus 20 miles? Is the risk of autism greater for children who live closer to the pollution source? A...

New Evidence Links Mercury Emissions to Rates of Autism

4/29/2008 - Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) say that "for the first time in scientific literature, a statistically significant association between autism risk and distance from the mercury source" has been established. Lead researcher Raymond F. Palmer PhD says, "This is...

CNN Helps Autism Debacle Blow Up in Government's Face; Vaccine-Autism Link No Longer in Question

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Debating the Cause of Autism: Genes vs. Nutrition

2/22/2008 - Autism is on the rise, but is it due to inheritance or to lifestyle? This seems to be the burning question of the day, as many new insights into the cause of autism are unfolding. Autism encompasses a range of disorders, from mild to profound mental retardation, and social ineptitude often including...

A Deeper Look Into Autism Research as New Avenues Open Up

2/21/2008 - Autism may begin when the changes in the brain structure and function of a child result from altered neuronal development, reports a study in the September 7th edition of Brain Research Journal. Researchers at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities report a...

American Academy of Pediatrics Unleashes Hysterical Attack on Fictional Television Show about Vaccine / Autism Link

1/31/2008 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has gone ballistic over a fictional television program airing on ABC that shows a family successfully suing a vaccine manufacturer for their child's autism. Not satisfied to push dangerous vaccines onto children in the real world, the AAP now feels it must also...

WiFi and EM Radiation - The Rest of the Autism Story

1/31/2008 - As has been well documented on NaturalNews*, there is a clear link between mercury poisoning, especially through thimerosal in vaccinations, and autism, along with other neurological disorders. There is, though, another factor that has recently been clearly linked to autism: wireless technology. The...

Study "Disproving" Mercury-Autism Link Published in Journal with Financial Ties to Vaccine Manufacturers

1/9/2008 - While the mainstream press is widely reporting a new study "disproving" any link between autism and mercury-containing thimerosal in vaccines, no one has bothered to point out that the study was published in a medical journal stacked full of ads from the very same drug companies that manufacture and...

Autism rates surge, say UK researchers

7/14/2006 - -- A recent study by UK researchers reveals that autism may affect one in every 100 children in Britain, a substantial increase over previous numbers. Researchers from Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital in London examined 57,000 nine- and 10-year-olds in 2001, and found that 116 out of every 10,000 children...

Air pollution boosts autism risk by 50 percent in newborns

6/26/2006 - A recent study by the California Department of Health Services indicates that industrial air pollutants may increase the risk of autism by 50 percent in young children and unborn babies. The report was published online in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. Researchers compared 959 children...

The great thimerosal cover-up: Mercury, vaccines, autism and your child's health

9/22/2005 - You have probably seen your nurse insert a syringe into a large vial, extract some liquid, and then leave a substantial amount of vaccine in the original container. If you've witnessed this seemingly benign procedure, you've seen how vaccine manufacturers are saving money at the expense of public health....

Dr. Mary Ann Block teaches alternatives to mainstream ADHD treatments for children and adults

9/20/2005 - Imagine a woman who went to medical school at age 39 to save her daughter from drugs wrongly prescribed for bladder infections. Imagine a woman who, armed with her new medical degree, decided to challenge decades of mainstream medical views on attention deficit disorder, autism and ear and respiratory...

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