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Determining The Lifetime Cost Of Caring For Autism Patients
2014-06-10 11:19:24

Individuals with autism need special care throughout their lives and unfortunately, that care comes at a cost. According to a new study in JAMA Pediatrics, the costs for supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) ranges from $1.4 million to $2.4 million

Autism Spectrum Disorder's Environmental Factors Are As Important As Genetics
2014-05-05 04:33:46

While experts typically focus on genetic factors when analyzing the causes of autism spectrum disorders, new research appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that environmental factors are equally as important.

2014-04-30 23:16:50

With the prevalence rate of autism on the rise, important questions surround the disorder that the book, edited by researchers at Center for Autism and Related Disorders, addresses.

2014-04-24 23:04:05

New study finds substantial proportion of risk for developing autism spectrum disorders resides in genes that are part of specific, interconnected biological pathways New

Study Find Cells Brain Regions Affected By Autism Gene Mutations
2013-11-22 09:42:02

Researchers have pinpointed the types of cells and regions of the brain affected by the genetic mutations associated with autism.

2013-11-04 23:24:44

Learning how to avoid excessive pregnancy weight gain with Diet Doc’s natural weight loss supplements allow new mothers to have a more comfortable pregnancy and, according to a new study, may

2013-09-30 16:12:07

Researchers say it's clear that some cases of autism are hereditary, but have struggled to draw direct links between the condition and particular genes.

CDC Mental Health Report Finds Seven Percent Of Children Have ADHD
2013-05-17 08:55:14

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most prevalent diagnosis amongst youngsters between the ages of three and 17, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) first-ever comprehensive report on the mental health of American children.


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