Stem Cell from Umbilical Cord Blood to Treat Autism?

Stem Cell from Umbilical Cord Blood to Treat Autism?

FDA recently approved a trial to enable researchers to determine whether stem cells obtained from umbilical cord blood at birth can cure autism. The trial’s goal is to evaluate whether stem cell’s therapy has any effect on language and behavioral difficulties experienced by autistic children. The rationale to pursue this trial was linked to the […]

Autism Research Needs to be Allowed to Move Past Vaccines

Autism Research Needs to be Allowed to Move Past Vaccines

In recent decades there has been much trepidation and heated debate regarding the safety of vaccines and the possible link between vaccines and the development of autism in young children.  It is a public health issue that has been taken very seriously amongst both the parenting and medical communities and the resulting research has shown, […]

Could Labor-Inducing Drugs Be the Leading Cause of Autism?

Study Creates More Questions Than Answered

Could Labor-Inducing Drugs Be the Leading Cause of Autism?

A new study (the biggest of its kind), just released by Duke University, reveals shocking new findings that inducing child birth may lead to autism in children. Although in its early stages, the study suggests that labor inducing drugs like Oxytocin and prostaglandins given to women to start or speed up the labor process, may […]

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