Monthly Archives: February 2010

ASA International Stroke Conference

San Antonio hosted the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference this week. I didn’t attend but my colleagues at Medpagetoday came through again, with extensive coverage, including video. The conference reported hundreds of studies on stroke, but not one involved … Continue reading

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Oxytocin treatment of autism

Don’t just glance at the title and then ask, “Is he off his rocker?”  “What’s in the water cooler at Atlanta Hyperbaric?”  No, I said oxytocin, not OxyContin®.  The first is a hormone, sold under the trade name of Pitocin®, … Continue reading

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Lyme disease, Autism update

Another week in the books at Atlanta Hyperbaric and two interesting things happened: First, an article came out on maternal age and autism and second, a patient was referred with chronic Lyme disease.  We, of course, treat autism and keep … Continue reading

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The autism blowup at The Lancet

Earlier this week, The Lancet, the prestigious British medical journal, published the following short retraction: It doesn’t get any more serious in the world of science.  Ordinarily,  a scientist who realizes an error in one of his published papers simply … Continue reading

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