Tag Archives: Syndenham
Thanks to ADResearchInitiative blog for the tip on this message. On another note, our family is off to E Africa for 3 weeks to give lectures (me, viruses and mental health; wife Carolyn, special education) in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. … Continue reading
4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 16,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.
Amazing story in the Boston Globe about what can happen if a child with PANDAS is put into the wrong hospital – one that does not agree with the PANDAS diagnosis. PANDAS is short for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with … Continue reading
At the PANDAS meeting last week in Irvine, my Swedish publisher, Gunilla Gerland of Pauvus Utbildning, told me about 2 new articles on Toxoplasma gondii infection, which are of interest in light of the discussion in Chap. 5 of my … Continue reading
As pointed out this morning by asdresearchinitiative, a new study has appeared that throws cold water on the proposed changes in DSM-V. If you are unfamiliar with this issue, please consult my earlier post regarding estimates of autism incidence. This … Continue reading
At least for those of you who live in SoCal, there are 2 mtgs of interest to the public coming up: Sat, May 5, 1-2;30pm, Calif Sci Center, next to the Natural History Museum and the Coliseum Autism: An Epidemic … Continue reading
There is evidence from studies of PANDAS (pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders) and possibly also Tourette syndrome, obsessive compulsive disorder and Syndenham’s chorea, that streptococcus infection can lead to repetitive/stereotyped behaviors and tics. The fact that treatment with strong antibiotics or … Continue reading