Posts Tagged "autism causes"

Landmark Study Finds Mercury Poisoning Causes Autism

Posted on Oct 10, 2008 in Autism, Heavy Metals

PRESS RELEASE CONTACTS: For Immediate Release CoMeD President [Rev. Lisa K. Sykes (Richmond, VA) 804-364-8426] October 10, 2008 CoMeD Sci. Advisor [Dr. King (Lake Hiawatha, NJ) 973-263-4843] WASHINGTON, DC – New study, “Biomarkers of Environmental Toxicity and Susceptibility in Autism” in the peer-reviewed Journal of the Neurological Sciences(1), confirms a causal link between subacute mercury poisoning in children and their autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. The autism community reported that this study presents, “…some compelling...

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Autism Causes

Posted on Sep 23, 2008 in Autism, Chronic Disease

Date updated: May 31, 2008 Content provided by MayoClinic.com Autism has no single, known cause. Given the complexity of the disease, the range of autistic disorders and the fact that no two children with autism are alike, it’s probable that there are many causes. These may include: * Genetic errors. Researchers have discovered a number of genes that appear to be involved in autism. Some may make a child more susceptible to the disorder; others affect brain development or the way brain cells communicate. Still others may determine the severity of symptoms. Each genetic error may...

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