Navigation Links
Largest study to investigate risk factors of autism to begin enrolling families
Date:11/14/2007

ular screening of children for autism has raised the community awareness of the importance of early diagnosis of autism in order to help children and families, said Dr. Marc Lerner, MD, FAAP, the American Academy of Pediatrics Chair of State Government Affairs for California. What is now needed is research like the SEED study to understand the reasons behind the dramatic growth in the diagnosis of autism, which will help us to address prevention and treatment.

Factors that will be studied include family medical history; genetics; and socio-demographic, lifestyle and environmental factors. Study information will be obtained by conducting interviews and exams, reviewing medical records, collecting cheek swabs, and blood and hair sampling, according to Pilar Bernal, MD, medical director of Kaiser Permanentes Regional Program for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Kaiser Permanente maintains two autism centers one in San Jose, Calif., and another in Rancho Cordova, Calif., a suburb of Sacramento.


'/>"/>

Contact: Danielle Cass
Danielle.X.Cass@kp.org
510-267-5354
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals
2. A study by the MUHC and McGill University opens a new door to understanding cancer
3. Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
4. Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows
5. New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
6. New study examines how rearing environment can alter navigation
7. Study links cat disease to flame retardants in furniture and to pet food
8. New continent and species discovered in Atlantic study
9. Study shows link between alcohol consumption and hiv disease progression
10. Feeling hot, hot, hot: New study suggests ways to control fever-induced seizures
11. Study finds environmental tests help predict hospital-acquired Legionnaires disease risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... , June 27, 2014  The American Academy ... Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the ... academic research and forensic science expert members to ... is an element of the NIST,s Organization of ... among the first appointments made to the new ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 Smart technology emphasis grows in ... improved security: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ), Visa Inc. (NYSE: ... NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on ... second series of 30 second spots on CNBC for its ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing ... was interviewed on July 1 st on the Downtown ... Mr. Pereira discusses the company,s next generation smart wallet with ... Wocket™ aims to replace a traditional wallet with a new ... tells Gino he has never heard of the Wocket and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Ten Members of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Appointed to Forensic Science Standards Board (FSSB) 2Ten Members of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Appointed to Forensic Science Standards Board (FSSB) 3Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 2Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 3Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 4Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 5Security and Your Money: Tampa Bay Radio Host Cedric Harris Talks to NXT-ID CEO Mr. Gino Pereira about the Wocket Smart Wallet 2Security and Your Money: Tampa Bay Radio Host Cedric Harris Talks to NXT-ID CEO Mr. Gino Pereira about the Wocket Smart Wallet 3Security and Your Money: Tampa Bay Radio Host Cedric Harris Talks to NXT-ID CEO Mr. Gino Pereira about the Wocket Smart Wallet 4
... CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 12, 2011 GNS Healthcare, ... Institute (NCI) to accelerate lung cancer research with a ... in huge data sets assembled from imaging, genetics, pathology, ... patients will respond to a given treatment. ...
... 07/07/11, Clearwater Beach, FL. New research findings ... Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost ... behavior, finds that ghrelin, a natural gut hormone that stimulates ... cues to alter dopamine levels within the striatum, a critical ...
... China BGI (previously known as the Beijing Genomics Institute), ... it was among the research organizations comprising the Potato Genome ... of the tuber crop potato, published as an Advance Online ... This study marks an important milestone in Potato ( Solanum ...
Cached Biology News:GNS Healthcare Collaborates with NCI in New Approach to Lung Cancer; Supercomputer Analysis to Aid in Matching Targeted Drugs to Patients 2GNS Healthcare Collaborates with NCI in New Approach to Lung Cancer; Supercomputer Analysis to Aid in Matching Targeted Drugs to Patients 3BGI contributes whole genome sequencing and bioinformatics expertise to potato genome research 2BGI contributes whole genome sequencing and bioinformatics expertise to potato genome research 3
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014  Franciscan St. Anthony ... capnography for respiratory monitoring outside the operating ... leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. ... are breathing and can alert medical caregivers ... the amount of carbon dioxide the patient ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... DALLAS , July 10, 2014  Kainos Capital, ... consumer brands, today announced that it has acquired the ... stake in the business. Terms of the transaction were ... loss and meal replacement business that markets ready-to-drink shakes, ... North America and in the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014 Research ... addition of the "International Photonic Integrated Circuit ... Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. ... The concept of photonic integration traces its ... century. The promise of photonic integration went unexplored ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... April 15, 2014 -- According to the International ... nuclear security comes from terrorists acquiring sufficient quantities ... construct a crude nuclear explosive device. The IAEA ... trafficking have involved gram-level quantities, which can be ... According to a new study appearing this week ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point Underscores Patient Safety Commitment Through Expanded Use of Capnography 2Kainos Capital Acquires Slim-Fast From Unilever 2International Photonic Integrated Circuit (Monolithic Integration, Hybrid Integration, Module Integration) Market - Forecasts to 2019 2Sensitive detection method may help impede illicit nuclear trafficking 2
... $50,000 planning grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman ... plan for cross-campus entrepreneurship in a national competition among ... was selected by the Foundation to compete for further ... Entrepreneurial Initiative. , ,Provost Peter Spear and School ...
... complaints of poor service from Wisconsin customers two years ago ... ,Paul La Schiazza, president of SBC's Wisconsin division said that ... was not a small local company, but a large corporation ... SBC Communications Inc. announced that SBC Ameritech of Wisconsin would ...
... offer an integrated PAC (picture achieving and communications) and ... of hospitals and imaging centers. , ,"The acquisition ... our evolution as a healthcare software and services company ... market," said Rich Linden, Merge eFilm president and CEO. ...
Cached Biology Technology:UW-Madison Receives Grant to Develop Entrepreneurship Proposal 2SBC is Here to Stay 2Merge eFilm to buy Ohio firm in $14M Deal 2Merge eFilm to buy Ohio firm in $14M Deal 3
... PolarScreen Progesterone Receptor (PR) Competitor Assay ... screening novel progesterone receptor binding compounds ... assay utilizes a fusion of glutathione ... of human progesterone receptor [PR-LBD(GST)] and ...
... acid analysis standard is a ... salts; molecular weights range from ... is provided for use with ... the organic acid analysis kit ...
... Imaging Systems group announces the availability ... Imaging Systems, featuring high resolution cooled ... luminescence, radiographic and chromogenic imaging capability. ... and 10x optical zoom lens provides ...
... The RapidVUE is a particle shape and ... has been designed with the utmost simplicity in ... sample delivery module and an optical bench. The ... allows for easy upgrade for different applications such ...
Biology Products: