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Sleep in Children with Autism: What do we know and what do we need to know?

Originally posted on ASF Blog:
Beth A. Malow, MD, MS Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Burry Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN             Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Human Development, Nashville TN Sleep is an essential component of…

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Cannabinoid Type 2 and Autism

Originally posted on asdresearchinitiative:
Cannabinoid Receptor Type 2, but not Type 1, is Up-Regulated in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Children Affected by Autistic Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23585028 Division of Pharmacology, Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, via S. Maria…

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2-AG may help with Fragile-X Syndrome

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Natural cannabis-like chemicals in the brain may help combat the leading genetic cause of autism, research has shown.Scientists linked blockages in a signalling pathway dependent on the compounds, called 2-AG endocannabinoid transmitters, with symptoms of…

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Would some cannabinoids ameliorate symptoms of autism?

UPDATE: The full text appears to be available here: http://www.thctotalhealthcare.com/would-some-cannabinoids-ameliorate-symptoms-of-autism/ A new scientific discussion paper has been published in the “Eur Child Adolescent Psychiatry” Journal. Full paper available on Springer (for those with access). Also Available here on PubMed. In the paper, Rami … Continue reading

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Your child’s autism WILL Reverse (or why the Kurz Study is no better than anecdote?)

Those of you who are familiar with the six-month Kurz Study may have looked at the result; Compared to baseline, significant improvements were observed for hyperactivity, lethargy, irritability, stereotypy and inappropriate speech at follow-up (p=0.043). Then wondered about what that “P=0.043” actually means? … Continue reading

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