Here is a quick bit of info about autism and gut microbes and MAYBE the start of some very important medical interventions. Hang onto your hats, it's going to be a ride.
A new and very important bit of research shows that:
Gut bacteria in kids with autism differs greatly from that of their peers.
Recent work with mice showed that probiotic therapy alleviates autism-like behaviors in mice.
Another story confirms the importance and calls it groundbreaking.
In Canada, one study is using a vaccine (uh-oh, the "V" word) to control Clostridium bolteae bacteria in the gut.
Hope some of this (dare we hope, all of it) pans out!!
Happy holidays, everyone!