Autism Research: Effect of Additional Arachidonic Acid on Communication and Social Withdrawal

Autism Research Studying Effectiveness of Additional Arachidonic Acid (ARA) on Communication and Social Withdrawal

Autism Research: Previous research has demonstrated that arachidonic acid (ARA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) are important elements in the formation and maturation of the brain network.  Additional research has shown that arachidonic acid plays a key role in the process of signaling neurons to mature.  This study attempted to demonstrate the efficacy […]

Autism Research: Phospholipids and Fatty Acids in Plasma of Autistic Children from Saudi Arabia

Research Looks at Plasma Levels of Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Omega-6 Fatty Acids, and Phospholipids in Children with Autism Compared to Healthy Controls

Autism Research: Omega-3 fatty acids have been suggested for use in individuals with autism.  A study conducted in April 2011 may provide data demonstrating why many claim benefits from omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in autism.  The research article is titled Impaired Plasma Phospholipids and Relative Amounts of Essential Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Autistic Patients from […]