Navigation Links
The International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR)
Date:5/14/2014

We approached this aim by employing a placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover design with three months of treatment with IGF-1 and three months of placebo in random order, separated by a four week wash-out period. Results provide evidence that IGF-1 is safe, well tolerated, and associated with significant improvement in social impairment as measured by the Aberrant Behavior Checklist Social Withdrawal subscale and in repetitive behaviors as measured by the Repetitive Behavior Scale. This study establishes the feasibility of IGF-1 treatment in PMS and contributes pilot data from the first controlled treatment trial in the syndrome. It also provides proof of concept to advance knowledge about developing targeted treatments for additional causes of ASD associated with impaired synaptic development and function.

Neural responsivity to tactile and auditory sensory stimuli in youth with and without ASD -- S. Green; D. Beck-Pancer ;L. M. Hernandez; J. J. Wood; J. D. Rudie; M. Dapretto and S. Y. Bookheimer, UCLA.

The extreme sensitivity to sensory stimuli often exhibited by children with autism may be caused by heightened responses in areas of the brain that process sensory stimuli and regulate emotion, according to a recent study at UCLA. Children with autism often avoid or become extremely upset in response to sensory stimuli, such as noisy environments or scratchy clothing. This condition is known as sensory over-responsivity (SOR) but until now, very little was known about why SOR occurs. In this study, first author Shulamite Green, M.A., along with senior authors Mirella Dapretto , Ph.D. and Susan Bookheimer, Ph.D., of UCLA, examined how children and adolescents with and without autism spectrum disorders responded to sensory stimuli in this case, noisy environmental sounds and being rubbed with a scratchy fabric while in a brain scanner. They found that the brains of youth with autism activate much more strongly in response to the slightl
'/>"/>

Contact: Adam Pockriss
apockriss@rubenstein.com
212-843-8286
Rubenstein Associates, Inc.
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related medicine news :

1. International breast health global summit will focus on supportive care and quality of life
2. International conference to explore health of descendants of transatlantic slave trade
3. Kessler Foundation researchers present at first International Congress on Cognition in MS
4. Internationally known expert in ovarian cancer to be honored at the ASCO Annual Meeting
5. Nobel laureate to keynote international pharmaceutical conference at URI
6. International Nanomedicine Conference bound for Sydney: July 2-4, 2012
7. June 2012 marks a milestone for International Urogynecology Associates as Dr. Robert D. Moore and Dr. John R. Miklos perform their 24th Neovagina Surgery in 24 months
8. Heavy Duty Alternators and Starters Expert Elreg Distributors Ltd. Meets Needs of International Market with Launch of Spanish Website
9. The US Drug Watchdog Now Urges Plaintiffs Law Firms Worldwide To Contact Them About A Possible International Effort To Help Victims Of Defective Drugs Or Medical Devices
10. RMAX International to donate Recuper8 - a free, health - restoring program to Everyone in Uniform
11. International symposium on veterinary rehabilitation and physical therapy to be held in Vienna
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... president George W. Bush recently underwent partial knee replacement surgery ... right knee less than two months earlier. The story also ... between the procedures and hopes to be back on the ... replacement surgery highlights the benefits of partial knee replacement. ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 Recognizing that today’s medical students ... Healthcare Conference announced today its student discount program. ... medicine or a healthcare-related field, as well as medical ... discounts for the conference, scheduled for September 17-20, 2014 ... Resort. , “As a future Registered Dietitian, ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... ProtonPACS, a division of Radsource, has signed ... Health Association (NRHA), company officials announced today. The partnership ... of rural health providers nationwide. , “We are proud ... Dr. Mark Awh, President of Radsource. “While we are ... are also looking forward to learning from all of ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... The shale gas development that has vaulted ... U.S. natural gas production has raised concerns that local ... similar to previous resource extraction experiences in Pennsylvania’s history. ... & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Center for Energy Policy & ... that the gas boom in Pennsylvania is still underway, ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... (August 1, 2014) While it is known that members ... use alcohol, a new study finds that female enlistees ... than their civilian counterparts. This study was published today ... journal published on behalf of the Inter-University Seminar on ... and Lucky Tedrow studied surveys of nearly 9,000 men ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:George W. Bush’s Surgery Highlights the Benefits of Partial Knee Replacement 2Health News:Student Discounts Offered for International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference 2Health News:Student Discounts Offered for International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference 3Health News:ProtonPACS Announces Pipeline Partnership with the National Rural Health Association. 2Health News:Pennsylvania’s Shale Gas: Examining the Boom and Bust Cycle 2Health News:Pennsylvania’s Shale Gas: Examining the Boom and Bust Cycle 3Health News:Women in military less likely to drink than civilian women 2
... James "Buster" Douglas, former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, ... brand new inspirational diabetic diet cookbook. "Take a ... Bar-B-Q Knockout Diabetes Diet," available now on Amazon.com ... to order for Mother,s Day, Sunday, May 10, ...
... Partners, Inc. and its affiliate, JLL Patheon Holdings, LLC (collectively, ... on May 7, 2009 (the "Expiry Time") 31,411,927 Restricted Voting ... deposited to JLL,s offer to acquire, at a price of ... and outstanding Restricted Voting Shares of Patheon (the "Offer"). As ...
... Universal Capital Management, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UCMT), ... management and strategic growth resources to emerging growth ... ("Vystar") and Alatech Healthcare, LLC announced 510(k) clearance ... to market and sell Alatech,s Envy(TM) condom manufactured ...
... less cardiovascular disease than those who smoke, according ... and women in Norway. Smoking, say the investigators, ... from various causes. , The results, presented in ... studies have indicated, but, says investigator Professor Haakon ...
... preventive measures identified by the European Heart Health ... of EuroPRevent 2009, the congress of the European ... takes place in Stockholm, Sweden, on 6-9 May. ... is shown to improve markers of heart disease ...
... Netherlands: New research that uses an innovative approach to study, ... exercise habits to the development of the obesity epidemic has ... since the 1970s was virtually all due to increased energy ... has been caused by excess calorie intake and how much ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:President Obama's New Knockout Mother's Day Message from Champ 2Health News:JLL Announces Extension of Its Offer To Acquire Patheon and Take Up of Deposited Restricted Voting Shares 2Health News:JLL Announces Extension of Its Offer To Acquire Patheon and Take Up of Deposited Restricted Voting Shares 3Health News:Universal Capital Management Reports Vystar(TM) Corporation Receives FDA Clearance for Envy(TM) Natural Rubber Latex Condom Made with Vytex(TM) NRL 2Health News:Universal Capital Management Reports Vystar(TM) Corporation Receives FDA Clearance for Envy(TM) Natural Rubber Latex Condom Made with Vytex(TM) NRL 3Health News:Universal Capital Management Reports Vystar(TM) Corporation Receives FDA Clearance for Envy(TM) Natural Rubber Latex Condom Made with Vytex(TM) NRL 4Health News:30-year follow-up study: 'Tremendous' impact of smoking on mortality and cardiovascular disease 2Health News:More evidence for the benefit of exercise in cardiovascular disease -- and even in heart failure 2Health News:More evidence for the benefit of exercise in cardiovascular disease -- and even in heart failure 3Health News:Increased food intake alone explains the increase in body weight in the United States 2Health News:Increased food intake alone explains the increase in body weight in the United States 3
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014  Today the US Surgeon General issued the most ... or sun burns stating they can lead directly to deadly ... Lushniak , says that "skin cancer is a major public ... exposure to indoor and outdoor ultraviolet light is a major ... in Boca Raton, Florida , Marta ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... July 30, 2014 Research and Markets ... and Chinese Aseptic Packaging Industry Report 2014" report ... The Global and Chinese Aseptic Packaging ... the current state of the global Aseptic Packaging industry ... report provides a basic overview of the industry including ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... , July 30, 2014  InnoPharma, Inc. today announced ... (the generic equivalent of Zyprexa® injection), in Canada.  Olanzapine ... disturbed behaviors in patients with schizophrenia or bipolar I ... injectable drug, InnoPharma has entered into an agreement with ... will make, use, sell, market and distribute Olanzapine ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Indoor and Outdoor Sun Tanning or Sun Burns Directly Linked to Deadly Melanoma Skin Cancer 2Global and Chinese Aseptic Packaging Industry Report 2014 2InnoPharma Announces Launch of Olanzapine for Injection, 10mg/vial in Canada 2
... Roy Cooper warned the House Special Select Committee on ... pharmaceutical companies could cost North Carolina taxpayers what one ... Still, the GOP-controlled committee, led by Rep. Johnathan ... to the House floor for a vote next week. ...
... In an effort to match last year,s $250,000 Pepsi Refresh ... "Repeat the Wave" Campaign on April 1 raising over $40,000 ... days. Until April 30, KCRF is increasing awareness and raising ... Treatment by asking the public to "like" them on Facebook. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:GOP's Big Pharma Protection to Cost NC Taxpayers "Hundreds of Millions" 2Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation Earns $1 for Each New Facebook Fan 2
Printed with large 20/200 E on one side and a series of five 20/20 tumbling Es on the other- calibrated to a 20 ft. distance. May be used to test and train peripheral awareness....
... 2/25 is an economically priced 2-channel ... and research use in the fields ... neurophysiology, biology, zoology, biochemistry and biomedical ... ADInstruments signal conditioners and transducers. Two ...
... The PowerLab/4SP is a high-performance data ... of research applications including human and animal ... biomedical engineering. The unit is capable of ... speeds (up to 200 000 samples per ...
... Worth 4 Dot with 955R Red/Green ... the presence of binocular vision. Consists ... illuminated discs: two green, one red ... at any distance. Patient wears red/green ...
Medicine Products: