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Latest Causes of autism Stories

2012-02-29 00:33:41

A UT Dallas professor is studying the differences between the social impairments found in autism and schizophrenia to help develop better treatments for people with both disorders.

2012-02-23 13:30:01

A major register study from Karolinska Institutet shows that children born to certain groups of immigrants had an increased risk of developing autism with intellectual disability.

Study Suggests Pre-Autism Brain Differences In Six Month Olds
2012-02-18 06:14:47

Brain changes in infants as young as six months of age suggest that MRIs could be used to detect autism in children at least half a year before the emergence of other symptoms.

2012-02-17 10:59:21

The changes in brain development that underlie autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be detectable in children as young as 6 months.

2012-02-17 10:57:53

A new study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found significant differences in brain development starting at age 6 months in high-risk infants who later develop autism, compared to high-risk infants who did not develop autism.

2012-02-16 12:43:26

A recent study finds no statistically significant correlation between urinary mercury levels and autism.

2012-02-01 07:09:22

One in every 110 people are diagnosed with autism. The behavior characteristics of autism start to emerge over the first few years of life.

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2012-01-27 06:46:37

A new study has shown that babies who develop autism show different brain responses within the first year of their life.


Word of the Day
ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".