Autism is a condition that can have similar symptoms to ADHD. It can be difficult to diagnose autism, but awareness of the symptoms and attentiveness to behavior can help to spot the condition early on. Knowledge of the condition and an understanding of what are the truths and what are the myths about autism are essential for determining and appreciating what life will be like for someone with ADHD and autism.
Yesterday Health Day News reported that The Lancet, an international medical journal, had retracted a study originally published in 1998 which had been led by researcher, Dr. Andrew Wakefield. This particular study had far reaching implications as it linked the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (the MMR) to the development of autism in…