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2012-09-20 08:58:33

Scientists recently discovered that an investigational compound focusing on the main symptoms of fragile X syndrome is able to help treat social withdrawal.

Autism Risk Increased For Kids Of Older Dads
2012-08-23 10:20:18

Researchers from deCODE Genetics, an Icelandic firm, recently discovered that a father’s age is connected to an increased risk of autism and schizophrenia.

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2012-08-02 22:19:05

Having a pet around may just help improve an autistic child's social skills, according to a new study published in PLoS ONE journal.

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2012-07-18 10:49:00

Researchers at Caltech recently unveiled findings from a new study which showed that certain changes in an overactive immune system of mice could cause behaviors similar to those found with autism.

2012-07-17 10:16:47

While the causes of autism continue to be debated and bandied about, real families who have children with autism spectrum disorders are left to struggle with expensive health care needs.

Mutations In Autism Gene Increases Risk In Boys
2012-07-12 17:40:48

Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified five rare mutations in a single gene that appear to increase the chances that a boy will develop an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Searching For Autism's Chemical Clues
2012-07-09 16:35:57

If scientists can find distinctive patterns of chemicals in the urine of children with autism, a diagnostic test based on biology -- so far elusive -- could be within reach


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  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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