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In honor and in memory

of Dr. Bernard Rimland,

Autism Pioneer and Advocate

 Issue: # 40                           

June-July 2019

Dear Subscriber,


This e-newsletter provides obstetricians, pediatricians, and nurses with links to the latest research on ways to understand and to help children and adults on the autism spectrum.  Please feel free to send us your comments and feedback to: ClinicalResearchInAutism@autism.com


Previous issues of this e-newsletter can be viewed at: www.ClinicalResearchInAutism.com.


Steve Edelson, Ph.D. and Lenny Schafer


High levels of oestrogen in the womb could cause autism, study finds
[Original article appeared in Molecular Psychiatry]
[Original article appeared in  Brain and Language]
[Original article appeared in Endocrine Today]
[Original article appeared in  JAMA Pediatrics]
[Original article appeared in Biological Psychiatry]
Babies who were just 10 months old and who later received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder took less initiative than other children to communicate with adults.
[Original article appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences]
[Original article appeared in Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders]
[Original article appeared in Biological Psychiatry]

[Original article appeared in  Autism Research]
Data analysis also probes relationship between autism, gastrointestinal problems, and antibiotic use

[Original article appeared in Autism]
[Original article appeared in Frontiers in Psychiatry]
Researchers have found that both internalizing and externalizing problem behaviors might indicate gastrointestinal distress in children and adolescents with autism.
[Original article appeared in Journal of the American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry]