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2012-06-26 14:05:08

Widely available EEG testing can distinguish children with autism from neurotypical children as early as age 2, finds a study from Boston Children's Hospital.

2012-06-21 21:08:20

UCLA researchers have combined two tools – gene expression and the use of peripheral blood -- to expand scientists' arsenal of methods for pinpointing genes that play a role in autism.

Zebrafish Used In Autism Research
2012-06-20 06:10:52

Apes and humans are thought to be intertwined in evolutionary theory, but how about fish and humans? A new study utilized zebrafish in a study regarding human brain disorders.

2012-06-07 10:13:34

Psychoactive medications in water affect the gene expression profiles of fathead minnows in a way that mimics the gene expression patterns associated with autism spectrum disorder in genetically susceptible humans.

2012-06-06 10:37:04

A specific antioxidant supplement may be an effective therapy for some features of autism, according to a pilot trial from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital that involved 31 children with the disorder.

2012-06-01 11:42:01

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects social and communication skills.

2012-05-24 23:02:49

A team of UC Davis researchers has found that mothers who had fevers during their pregnancies were more than twice as likely to have a child with autism or developmental delay than were mothers

2012-05-23 20:52:53

Outcome leads authors to recommend further studies of inflammation and neurodevelopment

2012-05-19 23:01:47

Experts on Autism Deliver Latest Advancements at Eden Autism Services' Lecture Series June 8th.

New Autism Test Is As Easy As Picking Up Your Baby
2012-05-18 04:50:20

Doctors are now saying there is a simple, new way to test 6 month olds for autism and other growth delays.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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