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9th June 2022 - FAB Research Webinar - Nutrition for ADHD and Neurodiverse Minds

Date: 09/06/2022

Join Dr Rachel Gow and Dr Alex Richardson, for a Live FAB Research Webinar with Q & A on Thursday 9th June at 18.00 Nutrition for ADHD and Neurodiverse Minds: Feeding better mood, behaviour, learning and sleep in ADHD and related conditions


Gastrointestinal issues linked with anxiety, social withdrawal for kids with autism

Date: 26/04/2022

A new study has found a "bi-directional" relationship between gastrointestinal issues and internalized symptoms in children and adolescents with autism—meaning the symptoms seem to be impacting each other simultaneously.


Why children may be off their food after COVID

Date: 18/01/2022

Could COVID be causing parosmia—a symptom where people experience strange and often unpleasant smell distortions?


Survey Results: Nutraceuticals More Beneficial Than Pharmaceuticals for Autism

Date: 09/01/2022

This research provides important information on the overall and specific benefits and adverse effects of 58 of the most commonly used nutraceuticals in ASD.


Action needed on vitamin B12 deficiency in people following plant-based diets

Date: 06/01/2022

Vitamin B12 is an essential micronutrient which plays a role in supporting red blood cell production, energy, metabolism, and nerve function, but it is not found in plants.


Maternal intake of choline during pregnancy impacts children's sustained attention

Date: 03/01/2022

Findings from a new study suggest population-wide benefits of adding choline to a standard prenatal vitamin regimen


ARFID: 'My son's not a picky eater; he's scared of food'

Date: 01/01/2022

Crisps, dry crackers and plain pasta may not be the most exciting foods but they are often the staples relied upon by children with a little-known eating disorder called ARFID


Gut microbiota differences seen in people with autism may be due to dietary preferences

Date: 11/11/2021

The diversity in species found in the guts of children with autism may be due to their restricted dietary preferences associated with autism, rather than the cause of their symptoms.


Gut bacteria don't cause autism. Autistic kids' microbiome differences are due to picky eating

Date: 11/11/2021

Autism-related traits and preferences are associated with less-diverse diet, leading to a less-diverse microbiome


ONLINE EVENT - Nutrition, Diet and Mental Health: Evidence-Based Approaches for the 21st Century

Date: 16/10/2021

Join FAB Research as an Associate Member to listen to this conference On Demand


Review finds microbial patterns in patients with psychological disorders

Date: 24/09/2021

A new research review is the first to identify a pattern in the gut microbiome across the psychological conditions depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis/schizophrenia and anxiety.


Is your child a fussy eater? Top tips to help get them back on track

Date: 21/09/2021

Positive parenting is the best step forward for fussy eaters - no matter how difficult it can be in certain situation


Higher maternal prenatal BMI may harm child cognition

Date: 19/08/2021

Children born to women with obesity should be observed closely for neurodevelopmental problems and referred as appropriate for early intervention or other supportive services, according to the authors of this study.


Gut bacteria rewind ageing brain in mice

Date: 09/08/2021

This new study showed show that taking the microbiome from young mice and transplanting them into old mice, reversed many of the effects of ageing on learning and memory and immune impairments.


Distinctive gut microbiome unrelated to diet may characterize children with autism

Date: 26/07/2021

This study shows for the first time that the gut microbiota of children with autism is abnormally developed and lags that of age-matched peers.


Antibiotics in early life could affect brain development

Date: 14/07/2021

The findings suggest reducing widespread antibiotic use or using alternatives, when possible, to prevent neurodevelopment problems.


Defective gene slows down brain cells

Date: 24/05/2021

Inhibiting the accumulation of a protein, Plastin 3, could eventually alleviate some of the symptoms patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders have.


Infant gut microbiota associated with fine motor skills

Date: 21/05/2021

This study adds to the mounting evidence connecting the gut microbiota with the gut–brain axis, where the initial stages of gut colonization and assemblage may be linked with neurodevelopmental outcomes with potential long-term associations.


Gut microbiome plays role in autism

Date: 06/04/2021

This is the first study to relate severity of behavior symptoms to gut microbiome composition within individuals over time and suggests a dynamic relationship between ASD-associated symptoms and gut microbes.


Maternal exposure to chemicals linked to autistic-like behaviours in children

Date: 30/03/2021

The researchers found that higher maternal concentrations of cadmium, lead, and some phthalates in blood or urine samples was associated with increased SRS scores, and these associations were particularly strong among children with a higher degree of autistic-like behaviors.