Tuesday, September 27, 2011

autism and diet study: restrictive diets necessary for some, not others.

Parents of autistic children everywhere are reassessing their child’s diet regimen. A new study from the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and at Harvard Medical School reports that children with autism and gastrointestinal disturbances do in fact have an altered expression of genes involved in digestion. This is after several studies suggested that the existence of a gastrointestinal disturbance specific to persons with autism could not be established.

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