Friday, April 10, 2015

Documentary Film, Trace Amounts- screening in Norwalk on April 23rd. BUY TICKETS!

We wanted to let you know about a new Documentary Film, Trace Amounts, that is scheduled for a screening in Norwalk on April 23rd. It's supposed to be EXCELLENT. Friends who have attended screenings in LA and New York have said it's really good. 31 more people need to buy tickets online in the next 3 days or else there won't be a screening. Please consider purchasing a ticket and bring a friend! Information for tickets and trailer are below.
http://traceamounts.com/watch-the-trailer/

For kids with mitochondria dysfunction...


Article:
Nutrition and Dietary Supplements in Motor Neuron Disease
by Jeffrey Rosenfeld, PhD., MD, FAANa,* and Amy Ellis, MPH, RD, CNSDb

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Etiology of autism spectrum disorders: Genes, environment, or both?

Etiology of autism spectrum disorders: Genes, environment, or both?

Shaw CA, Sheth S, Li D, Tomljenovic L. Etiology of autism spectrum disorders: Genes, environment, or both? OA Autism 2014 Jun 10;2(2):11.

http://www.oapublishinglondon.com/article/1368#

Weighted Blankets Made with Hugs in Wilton, CT

Weighted Blankets
Made with Hugs in Wilton, CT

Gloria Bass has been helping people with special needs here at home (and elsewhere) for a very long time. Not only is her work motivated out of family love, but she helped build the Wilton Family Y Special Needs program and has advocated on the state and federal levels to help protect children who learn differently in school.
Now she has started a business called Sensory Snuggle Blankets, hand-making therapeutic weighted blankets. They help children and adults with autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD, hyperactivity and other challenges by gently providing pressure to helping calm and soothe. It’s something she learned about years ago.
Read more.....http://sensorysnuggles.com/about

Same measles strain seen in Calif., Philippines outbreaks

From Reuters (2/18):

Same measles strain seen in Calif., Philippines outbreaks

Researchers at the California Department of Public Health have found that 30 measles specimens they examined from cases in the state belong to the genotype B3, the strain associated with a recent outbreak in the Philippines. The strain has been observed in 14 countries as well as at least six states in the U.S. within the previous six months, officials said.

Antioxidant Reverses Multiple Sclerosis-Like Disease In Mice

From MitoQ: The Official Blog for Healthy Aging

Antioxidant Reverses Multiple Sclerosis-Like Disease In Mice

A single antioxidant could hold the key to eradicating multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study. Researchers from Oregon Health & Science University have discovered that the antioxidant MitoQ can reverse symptoms in a mouse model of the neurodegenerative disease. The findings stand to transform the outlook for millions of patients worldwide...

Common Allergy Medication May Be Effective at Killing the Bacteria That Causes Lyme Disease

From Infection Control Today (2/10/15):

Common Allergy Medication May Be Effective at Killing the Bacteria That Causes Lyme Disease

http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/…/common-allergy-medic…