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Key Enzymes Profoundly Linked to Autism

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

When a group of enzymes called “topoisomerases” has difficulties, they were found to affect the brain development and potentially lead to autism spectrum disorders (ASD). These enzymes are found in all human cells. According to the scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, this finding offers an excellent track to better understand

Causes of Autism: Genetic vs. Environmental

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

February 6, 2013 Can autism be prevented? According to Dr. Robert Melillo, co-founder of the Brain Balance Achievement Centers, the epidemic increase in the number of people diagnosed with autism can not be explained based on genetic reasons only. He said that it would take genes much longer to create such an increase in numbers.