Research in Autism Encyclopedia Shows No Link to Children With Autism, Supports Lancet Retraction

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Encyclopedia of Autism, 2009: An encyK Resource for Patients & Professionals from NewsRx, now available on Amazon.com

“Parents of children with autism, as well as physicians, need a way to access current research on autism disorders, and this encyclopedia provides just that,” says Susan Hasty, Publisher

The preponderance of autism research shows no correlation between vaccines and autism disorders, according to the newly published Encyclopedia of Autism, 2009: An encyK Resource for Parents & Professionals. By retracting the article that first reported the Wakefield study, which kicked off the controversy in 1998, The Lancet has strengthened current research on autism spectrum disorders.

“Unfortunately, the idea that vaccines cause autism is already out there and the damage has already been done,” said Robert Field, professor of Health Management and Policy at the Drexel University School of Public Health in Philadelphia, in a report by ABC News Medical Unit February 3.

But as the new autism encyclopedia details in more than 700 pages, the reality is much more complicated than a single autism cause. The Encyclopedia of Autism, 2009: An encyK Resource for Parents & Professionals covers this complexity with new studies of autism spectrum disorders, including poor social interactions, problems with verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviors. Scientists describe autism treatments, diets, studies on Asperger’s syndrome, diagnostic tools, and stem cell research.

“Parents of children with autism, as well as physicians, need a way to access current research on autism disorders, and this encyclopedia provides just that,” says Susan Hasty, Publisher, encyK. encyK encyclopedias, including the autism encyclopedia, are sold through Amazon.com to ensure users of a speedy delivery and guaranteed quality. For a full listing of encyK products, as well as sample chapters, tables of content and explanatory videos, visit http://www.encyk.com.

encyK is a division of NewsRx (http://www.NewsRx.com) , a 25-year-old Atlanta based publisher of 190 medical, legal, and consumer newsletters. Each month, over three million readers globally view and download NewsRx articles and publications online. NewsRx was named 2009 Best e-Business Site by eHealthcare Leadership Awards, and Google ranked NewsRx as No. 2 Among Top Health News and Media Publications for 2009.

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