New Study shares treatment success in Autism Spectrum Disorder

SourceBizbahrain
SectorHealthcare
CountryUAE

Kids Neuro Clinic and Rehab Center, Dubai announces today groundbreaking findings of a new research study on the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in younger children. The results, published in the international, peer-reviewed journal, Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, share breakthrough findings in ASD research. For the first time in medical literature, researchers describe a complete resolution of ASD core signs and symptoms using a combination of FDA approved pharmacological medications and standard supportive therapies. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a lifelong debilitating neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by repetitive and restricted patterns of behavior, difficulties with communication and social interaction.

Worldwide, the prevalence of ASD is increasing at an alarming rate yet understanding causes of ASD still at large remain unclear. It is well documented however, that care and management for ASD patients has a significant socioeconomic toll impact consistently across the globe. Due to limitations of published data on costs of ASD patient management locally, a review of published data in the United States of America, where ASD affects one in 59 children, showed societal costs of managing ASD in 2015 were a staggering $268 billion. This figure, which had increased more than six- fold since 2006, is ...read more...