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Defective Enzyme Leads To Autism
2013-08-28 13:17:12

Scientists have found that defective or inhibited enzymes called topoisomerases can lead to profound effects during brain development and potentially to autism spectrum disorder.

2013-08-20 10:51:55

A Danish study of siblings suggests the recurrence risks for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) varied from 4.5 percent to 10.5 percent depending on the birth years, which is higher than the ASD risk of 1.18 percent in the overall Danish population.

2013-08-19 10:28:10

Children with autism and average IQs consistently demonstrated superior math skills compared with nonautistic children in the same IQ range.

2013-07-29 23:25:19

Working With Autism's adolescent services unit brings hands-on treatment programs to autism students in Los Angeles. Encino, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013

Video Game Use Higher Among Boys With Autism, ADHD
2013-07-29 18:50:42

A new study says that children with autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are more likely to be hooked on video games.

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.

2013-07-11 10:24:33

Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are more prevalent in children than autism and as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yet the condition receives far less attention partly because it’s never been recognized as a distinct disease.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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