Tag Archives: Autism

Children conceived in winter months ‘are more likely to have autism’

Pregnant women who don’t get enough sunshine ‘are more likely to have children with dyslexia, autism or ADHD’, major study suggests 21% of children conceived in February, March and April had a learning disability In contrast, the figure was just 16.5% for youngsters conceived in June and July The findings come from more than 400,000… Read More »

Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine doesn't cause autism, large study says

A study following more than 650,000 Danish children for over a decade has led researchers to the same conclusion as previous efforts: the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine does not increase a child’s risk of autism. The study, which followed all Danish children born between 1999 and 2010 until 2013, compared the number of vaccinated… Read More »

Is Autism Hereditary?

I grew up in a family of undiagnosed Autistic people. My Granddad on my Dad’s side was Autistic, my Dad was Autistic, I’m Autistic, as is my son. There seems to be a definite pattern there right? The thing is though, only my Son is diagnosed, and that’s because we know so much more about… Read More »