About Autism / Spectrum Disorders: Autism and Mitochondrial Disease
Lisa Jo Rudy – About.com Autism / Spectrum Disorders Guide email@example.com
Thu, Mar 20, 2008, 6:48 AM
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Last week, parents learned that mitochondrial disease, a rare disorder, combined with vaccines, could be one cause of autism. Mitochondrial disease is often symptom-free — until it becomes a serious problem. Research is still sketchy on this issue, but there are studies that look into the relationship between mitochondrial disease and autism. Read on to find out more!
In the Spotlight
Mitochondrial Disease and Autism
Mitochondrial disease is a rare illness which may be related to autism. What is mitochondrial disease? Does it make sense to have your child tested?
Vaccines and Autism
New to Autism
Causes of Autism
Autism and Family Life
Children and Autism
Vaccines, Mitochondrial Disease and Autism
Mitochondrial disease may be associated with some cases of autism. Do vaccines play a role?
What Is Mitochondrial Disease?
This article by the About.com Guide to Rare Diseases describes the disorder.