New gut-link research paper

Dr. Derrick MacFabe from the University of Western Ontario and colleagues in Little Rock, Arkansas have released a study that could potentially lead to a blood test “to identify and screen ASD patients, or even those at risk of developing ASD before symptoms manifest”.

The Toronto Star reported on this on Jan. 28, 2013 – see:
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2013/01/28/autism_linked_to_gut_bacteria_study_finds.html

A review of the study and the original study itself can be seen at:

http://www.microbecolhealthdis.net/index.php/mehd/article/view/19260
http://www.nature.com/tp/journal/v3/n1/abs/tp2012143a.html

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