Bogus Studies, CoMorbidities, Epilepsy, Quackery

Bogus Study: Association of Prenatal Exposure to Anti Seizure Medication With Risk of Autism and Intellectual Disability

Here we go again. This is just like the Tylenol study, only this time, it's for life saving medication. Studies like these increase public panic. This is mainly because someone who doesn't have proximity to an autistic person does not know that autism isn't a bad thing. These studies look at medical records. They decide… Continue reading Bogus Study: Association of Prenatal Exposure to Anti Seizure Medication With Risk of Autism and Intellectual Disability

Bogus Studies, Quackery

Bogus Study: Effects of Short-Term Exposure to Air Pollution On Hospital Admissions for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Korean School-Aged Children: a nationwide time-series study

Air pollution is a worldwide problem and it effects every living thing that breathes in air. This can either be oxygen from the air or carbon dioxide. This is not dependent on if a child is autistic or not. This study says that autistic children are effected by air pollution and causes hospital admissions. Aren't… Continue reading Bogus Study: Effects of Short-Term Exposure to Air Pollution On Hospital Admissions for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Korean School-Aged Children: a nationwide time-series study

Bogus Studies, Quackery

Bogus Study: Drug Repurposing Candidates To Treat Core Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorder

In this study, the people conducting the study were testing Loperamide or branded Imodium in the United States to "treat autism." They were trying to treat "social communication deficits" instead of accepting that the autistic community has its own set of norms and rules for social communication. Rationale of Study There are no medications currently… Continue reading Bogus Study: Drug Repurposing Candidates To Treat Core Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Ableism, Bogus Studies, Discrimination, Quackery, Quackery Myths

Bogus Study: Maternal Infection During Pregnancy and Likelihood of Autism and Intellectual Disability in Sweden: A Negative Control and Sibling Comparison Cohort Study

This study was investigating whether or not there is a casual relationship between infections in the pregnant person during pregnancy and autism or intellectual disability. This study was funded by Autism Speaks, because of course it was. This money used to fund this could have been used to help autistic people. Study Design The researchers… Continue reading Bogus Study: Maternal Infection During Pregnancy and Likelihood of Autism and Intellectual Disability in Sweden: A Negative Control and Sibling Comparison Cohort Study

Bogus Studies, CoMorbidities, Diabetes, Quackery

Bogus Study: Grand-Maternal Smoking In Pregnancy and Grandchild’s Autistic Traits and Diagnosed Autism

In April 2017, a study was published in Scientific Reports, a NatureResearch publication, suggesting that if a pregnant person smokes during pregnancy, their grandchild would be autistic. Rodent Autism Experiments are Invalid The study introduces rodent experiments. There is a problem with that, non human animals cannot be autistic. The brain chemistry and structure is… Continue reading Bogus Study: Grand-Maternal Smoking In Pregnancy and Grandchild’s Autistic Traits and Diagnosed Autism

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Bogus Study: Suspected Feigning of Autism in Adults: A clinician Survey, Indications and Proposed Guidelines

A study was published in the journal Advances in Autism on January 21, 2022. It was an online survey that was targeting a range of autism professionals with varying levels of experience, working in clinical settings. Half of these professionals that completed the survey reported experiencing situations of suspected feigning of "adult autism" across a… Continue reading Bogus Study: Suspected Feigning of Autism in Adults: A clinician Survey, Indications and Proposed Guidelines

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Bogus Study: Association of Cord Plasma Biomarkers of In Utero Acetaminophen Exposure With Risk of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder

It is no secret that when a pregnant person is experiencing pain or fever, acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol and Paracetamol, is most often recommended. It is the only painkiller considered safe for pregnant people to take for pain and fever without harming the fetus. At the same time, infant Tylenol is the first line… Continue reading Bogus Study: Association of Cord Plasma Biomarkers of In Utero Acetaminophen Exposure With Risk of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Bogus Studies, MMS

Bogus study: Determination of the Effectiveness of Chlorine Dioxide in the Treatment of COVID-19

A study came out that tried to prove that MMS cures COVID 19. It is common knowledge it does not cure, it harms. The quacks keep on trying, nonetheless. Like many quack studies, it is highly flawed and has a lot of errors. They funded their own study, there was no grants. They even cite… Continue reading Bogus study: Determination of the Effectiveness of Chlorine Dioxide in the Treatment of COVID-19

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Bogus Study: Cutting Edge: Critical Roles For Microbiota-Mediated Regulation of the Immune System in Prenatal Immune Activation Model of Autism

 Over the past few decades, scientist have not stopped trying to find the cause of autism. They have been ignoring the autistic community's plea that we don't want to be cured, we just want accommodations so we can be the best we can be. Mice Predicting Autism? Recently there was a study at the University… Continue reading Bogus Study: Cutting Edge: Critical Roles For Microbiota-Mediated Regulation of the Immune System in Prenatal Immune Activation Model of Autism