Texas Researchers Begin Double-Blind Study of Role of GFCF Diet in Autism

Texas Researchers and Autism

Texas Researchers and Autism

HOUSTON, Texas: Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have embarked on one of the first double-blind, clinical studies to determine whether gluten and dairy products play a role in autistic behaviour, as parents have anecdotally claimed.

The pilot study is one of seven current studies on autism in the Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Psychiatry and BehavioUral Sciences at The University of Texas Medical School. “There’s a lot of misinformation, so that’s why this study is so important,” said Dr Fernando Navarro, assistant professor of paediatrics at the medical school and lead investigator of the study. “Hundreds and hundreds of parents think this works but we need serious evidence.”

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  1. Posted December 5, 2008 at 4:06 pm | Permalink

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