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Girls Diagnosed with Autism Less Often than Boys- Here’s Why

Brain Scans Reveal Gender-Based Differences Among Kids With Autism

  Earlier studies have clearly revealed that autism tends to affect more of males than females, and the ratio of male:female when it comes to autism is around 5:1- however, the exact cause behind why this condition is more common ...

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Children With Autism Still Need Extra Support

Some children lose autism diagnosis but still struggle

As per a new study, which is all set to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Society’s annual meeting, has revealed how 1 in 14 toddlers diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder actually doesn’t meet the criteria for elementary school, and ...

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Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism

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According to a new study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, vaccines do not cause autism. A research team, led by Dr. Anjali Jain of the Lewin Group, a health care consulting organization, compared siblings of ...

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Autism Risk Could be Predicted by Parental Sperm

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The findings of a new study have revealed that the father’s sperm could hold clues about whether the child will be at an increased risk of autism. The findings of a new study have revealed that the father’s sperm could ...

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Researchers: ‘Autisms’ Is A More Appropriate Term

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Researchers have said that since autism has many different genetic forms, the term “autisms” is a more appropriate term to use than the singular term. Study researcher Stephen Scherer, the director of the Center for Applied Genomics at the Hospital ...

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Google Searches To Understand Autism

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Google “autism” and you might discover the search engine’s latest project. Autism Speaks, an advocacy group on autism, announced Tuesday that they will be collaborating with Google to investigate and determine the genetic or hereditary causes of autism. Autism Speaks ...

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Autism Study Shows 60 New Genes Responsible For Condition

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Researchers say, “A massive international study has  begun to discover the “finer details” of why some people develop autism.” “The smoking gun is genetics – but there are quite a lot of different bullets in the gun,” said Prof Buxbaum. They looked ...

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Is Air Pollution Playing A Part In The Overwhelming Autism Diagnosis?

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What is Autism? Autism is a general term used to describe a group of complex developmental brain disorders known as Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD). The other pervasive developmental disorders are PDD-NOS (Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified), Asperger Syndrome, ...

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Compound in Broccoli May Help Tackle Autism Symptoms

Broccoli-Sprout Compound Could Help With Autism, Study Suggests

Treatment of symptoms in those with autism spectrum disorders can now be done by a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts, the results from a new study has found. The chemical from broccoli sprouts, best known for its ability to help ...

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