Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa June 9, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ June 9, 2016NEWS MedscapeFolic Acid Linked to Less Autism in Kids of Women With EpilepsyMedscapePrevious research showed that exposure in utero to AEDs increases the risk for autism spectrum disorder in offspring, said Dr Bjørk. In 2014, another ...Flag as irrelevant kfor.comDead Center Film Selection Made by Students from AutismOklahomakfor.comBut this collection of film makers is made unique because the majority, including …

There was a big legislative battle here in California last year, where the hell were you faux autism advocates? | LBRB | Circa October 26, 2016

By Matt Carey This past year we have been fighting a big battle here in California.  We were fighting to restore some of the services funding we’ve lost over the preceding years.  We were trying to get a 10% increase in services funding, which wouldn’t make up for what we’ve lost over the years, but …

Del Bigtree crosses the line: tells Vaxxed audience “Now’s the time for guns.” | LBRB | Circa July 19, 2016

By Matt Carey Del Bigtree helped Andrew Wakefield produce a faux documentary called Vaxxed. Vaxxed has been discussed here and elsewhere a great deal, but here is a review from Science Based Medicine if you are looking for more details (Andrew Wakefield’s VAXXED: Antivaccine propaganda at its most pernicious). The team that made Vaxxed has …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa May 13, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ May 13, 2016NEWS CBS NewsWhy Fears Over Folic Acid and Autism Need to be Properly UnderstoodTIMEExperts are questioning a study that suggests a link between high levels of folic acid in pregnant women and a greater risk for children with autism.Despite autism fears, here's why pregnant women should keep taking their prenatal vitamins - Los Angeles TimesHere's why that study about folic …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa April 28, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ April 28, 2016NEWS Today.comColdplay's 'Fix You' concert performance moves a boy with autism to tearsToday.comA boy with autism was moved to tears by Coldplay's concert performance of "Fix You," and a video of that moment has evoked equally emotional ...Watch how this little boy with autism becomes overwhelmed with emotion at Coldplay concert - Washington PostBoy with autism overcome with emotion at Coldplay concert - Fox5NYTry Not To …

Anti-vaxxer map shows countries wary of vaccines but ‘confidence grows in UK’

A new map showing numbers of anti-vaxxers around the world suggests doubt towards vaccines is growing in Europe – but confidence in inoculations is improving in the UK. Research, published in journal The Lancet, is based on data from more than 284,000 adults across 149 countries in what is thought to be the largest global …