Category «Autism Science»

What Brain Scans Can Tell You

Autism Brain Scans

Behavior is not the problem, behavior is an expression of the problem. Undiagnosed brain injuries are a major cause of homelessness, PTSD, ADHD, autism among many other conditions. How is this reflective in autism? Many brains can be rehabilitated. They can be detoxified. Should they be treated with toxic drugs and horrible environments? You can …

Vaccine Research & Child Health Safety

Vaccine Research Safety

Vaccine Research This vaccine research page on AutismDad will be living and ever-changing. Check back often to see annotated, updated info on vaccine research, vaccine safety, and vaccine information. Vaccine Safety & Vaccine Testing When we talk about the safety studies of vaccines it can be more than you’d expect to meet the eye. Not everything …

High BDNF Levels in Autism

High BDNF Levels in Autism

Children with autism have increased blood levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), according to a new meta-analysis. This protein spurs the formation of neuronal connections, or synapses, which may be unusually abundant in individuals with autism. But the study comes with a list of caveats, and it is still unclear what role, if any, BDNF …