autism

Children with autism have more sleep problems

1. A case-control study comparing parent-reported sleep problems demonstrated increased odds for sleep problems among children with ASD compared to children in the general population. 2. Children with ASD also had higher mean parent-reported sleep problem scores and increased odds for sleep problems compared to children with other developmental delays/disorders Czytaj więcej…

Alzheimer’s disease

Matter: Germs in Your Gut Are Talking to Your Brain. Scientists Want to Know What They’re Saying.

ImageCreditSean McSorley In 2014 John Cryan, a professor at University College Cork in Ireland, attended a meeting in California about Alzheimer’s disease. He wasn’t an expert on dementia. Instead, he studied the microbiome, the trillions of microbes inside the healthy human body. Dr. Cryan and other scientists were beginning to Czytaj więcej…

Aging

Autism in Older Adults

We hear a lot about autism, officially known as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In fact some people believe there is an autism epidemic, though that claim is certainly controversial. Regardless, there is no refuting the fact that we are more aware of autism now than ever before. We talk about early Czytaj więcej…