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2013-07-26 13:36:43

A team of scientists has obtained intriguing insights into two groups of autism candidate genes in the mammalian brain that new evidence suggests are functionally and spatially related.

No Link Autism Prenatal Mercury Exposure
2013-07-24 09:03:48

A new study claims there is no association between prenatal mercury exposure and autism-like behaviors. Their findings were published online in the journal Epidemiology and draw upon more than 30 years of research in the Republic of Seychelles.

2013-07-10 10:40:07

Children who were later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder had excessive cerebral spinal fluid and enlarged brains in infancy, a study by a multidisciplinary team of researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found, raising the possibility that those brain anomalies may serve as potential biomarkers for the early identification of the neurodevelopmental disorder.

2013-07-09 17:22:06

UC Davis MIND Institute researchers have identified the specific antibodies that target fetal brain proteins in the blood of a subset of women whose children are diagnosed with autism.

Researchers Link Gluten Antibodies And Autism In Children
2013-06-20 19:11:35

A group of American researchers has found evidence of gluten antibodies in children with autism, suggesting a potential link between the body immune system and the developmental disorder.

2013-06-14 13:49:32

In a surprising new finding, a Northwestern Medicine® study has found a common molecular vulnerability in autism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

2013-04-26 23:03:26

Jacksonville company Incepture aids school for children with Autism. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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