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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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Autism cured by RSO!

Yes, you’ve seen those words somewhere before, and we are getting a frightening number of visitors to the blog via a search for “Autism RSO cure” or “rick simpson autism cure”. (It is here: phoenixtears.ca) NO! No cannabis product or cannabinoids … Continue reading

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Hemp Crop Planted Today in Colorado!

Originally posted on The Inspired Observer:
  (Photo: industrialhemp.net) Ryan Loflin, a farmer in Colorado, has planted the first commercial hemp crop in the U.S. in 60 years.  Below is the article from the Denver Post:   First major hemp…

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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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Cannabis for Autism (for some) via Sativex for Epilepsy.

Autism has an incredible amount variation within it’s own diagnostic bounds and there can be a higher than normal prevalences of some other medical conditions within autistic populations. To add to this complexity, many parents and clinicians alike are more interested … Continue reading

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