ADHD, Autism and depression share common genes

ADHD is shares common genes with autism and depression. http://za.news.yahoo.com/depression-autism-adhd-may-share-genes-235806185.html ... Read More

ADHD and learning problems linked to high fat diets.

Researchers have found that high fat diets are linked to attention deficit disorder and learning difficulties. http://news.aces.illinois.edu/news/there-link-between-childhood-obesity-and-adhd-learning-disabilities ... Read More

Teens with ADHD at risk for addiction

An eight year study with 600 participants has shown that teens with ADHD have an increased risk of substance abuse. http://news.aces.illinois.edu/news/there-link-between-childhood-obesity-and-adhd-learning-disabilities http://news.aces.illinois.edu/news/there-link-between-childhood-obesity-and-adhd-learning-disabilities ... Read More

ADHD medications don’t work for many children

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ADHD medications do not help the majority of children. Researchers followed 186 children for six years and saw no marked improvement compared to children who did not receive medication. http://www.babycenter.com/204_adhd-treatments-dont-work-for-most-young-children-study-says_10378518.bc ... Read More

Prenatal mercury exposure linked to ADHD

  Slight exposure to mercury is linked to higher diagnosis off ADHD. It estimated that 1.17 million women off child bearing age consume enough mercury contaminated fish to damage a fetus. This study was led by Susan Korrick, MD, MPH, of Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and Sharon Sagiv, PhD, MPH, of Boston University School of Public Health ... Read More

2012 Conference

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&nbsp; <a href="http://treatautism.ca/?attachment_id=1568" rel="attachment wp-att-1568"><img title="Happy child with painted hands" src="http://treatautism.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/PaintedHandsPIC.jpg" alt="" width="424" height="283" /></a> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>3rd Annual Treat Conference – April 21st, 2012</strong></p> <p ... Read More

Essential Fats, Carnitine and Phospholipids – vital nutrients for development

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A Presentation by Dr. Sonya Doherty, ND Essential Fats, Carnitine and Phospholipids – vital nutrients for development Please click to see the full power point presentation [gview file="http://treatautism.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/EFA-Carnitine-PS-GPC.pptx"] ... Read More

Top Autism Docs Come to the GTA

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On May 14th, at the Burlington Art Centre was host to the 2nd Annual Treat Autism & AD/HD Biomedical Conference. For those who attended, hearing two pediatricians speak about their biomedical journey was both inspiring and informative. Dr. Julie Buckley, MD, author of Healing our Autistic Children, and Dr. Wendy Edward, MD, both have children with autism who have benefited greatly from ... Read More

Recent Advances in Biomedical Treatment

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  In our own southwestern Ontario backyard, researchers at the University of Western Ontario are helping to build the case that autism is a biological disorder impacting the digestive tract, immune system and the brain.  With his team, Dr. Derrick MacFabe, M.D., Director of the Kilee Patchell-Evans Group, is investigating the possible role of gut metabolites in autism.  This award winning ... Read More

Defeating Autism Now!

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 It’s 4:30 a.m. and I am exhausted. The effort it takes to lift myself out of my warm bed is tremendous. However, I am up to nurse my two-month-old daughter. I move quietly to the La-Z-Boy in the corner of the room and wrap us up in a warm blanket. My baby girl begins to cry, but just as I’m about to become overwhelmed, I take a deep breath and remind myself that she’s only a baby. She doesn’t ... Read More