Mitochondrial dysfunction as a neurobiological subtype of autism The paper by Suzanne Goh and colleagues  reporting on " a possible neurobiological subtype of mitochondrial dysfunction in ASD [autism spectrum disorder]" is a worthy addition to the research roll call which has graced this blog down the years. Based on...
Setting up your own science blog is a great way to publicise a field that is close to your heart, hone your writing skills and make a name for yourselfThe Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize, in association with the Guardian and the Observer, is open for entries. The closing date for entries is 11 May 2014
Research (Autism and related developmental conditions)
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Autism research, research blogging and tweeting and health science stuff
I have been involved in autism research for more years than I care to remember. My Questioning Answers blog (http://questioning-answers.blogspot.com/) is a place to describe and discuss various research into autism spectrum and related conditions. My Gutness Gracious Me blog (http://gutness-gracious-me.blogspot.com/) is for discussions on various gastrointestinal research. I make no recommendations, I am not giving any medical advice, I am not formulating any specific opinions and do not want to get into any ethical, political or religious debates. I am not trying to change anyone's opinions, views, beliefs or anything else. These are purely blogs about science and research in autism and a few other interesting things. Any posts I make are my own opinions and not reflective of any organisation I am affiliated to. Keep in mind that science deals with probabilities not absolutes.
Not many but have done the odd study suggesting that a GFCF diet might be useful for some people on the autism spectrum. No really...