Herbal Remedies Display Potential in the Treatment of Autism

Recent research shows promise for the use of herbal remedies to treat autism. A recent study conducted in Japan examined the effects of yokukansan on the behavior of children with pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), which is one of the autism spectrum disorders. In this study, 20 children and teenagers aged 6 to 17 with diagnoses […]

Studies Link Air Pollution to Autism Risk

A national study by the Harvard School of Public Health confirmed a link between prenatal exposure to air pollution and a higher chance of having a child diagnosed with autism.  Autism is a developmental disability characterized by difficulty initiating and sustaining social relationships, communication difficulties, and sensory-motor sensitivities. Data from the Nurses’ Health Study II, […]