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Albert's world: Living with autism

Added: 25.06.2017 3:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

US military families with autistic children fear for the future as a programme that provided respite care is cut.

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Genes, ozone, and autism

Added: 23.06.2017 15:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

Exposure to ozone in the environment puts individuals with high levels of genetic variation at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected just by adding the two risk factors together, a new analysis shows. The study is the first to look at the combined effects of genome-wide genetic change and environmental risk factors for autism.

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System detects, translates sarcasm on social media

Added: 22.06.2017 22:27 | 3 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed a machine translation system for interpreting sarcastic statements in social media. It could one day help people on the autism spectrum, who often have difficulty interpreting sarcasm, irony and humor.

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Largest study to date finds autism alone does not increase risk of violent offending

Added: 22.06.2017 18:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

A diagnosis of autism alone does not increase the risk of violent offending suggests a new study.

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Antidepressant use in early pregnancy does not increase autism, ADHD risk in kids

Added: 22.06.2017 18:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

A new study suggests that mothers' use of antidepressants during early pregnancy does not increase the risk of their children developing autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conditions previously associated with these medications.

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Paternal aging and its possible link to neurodevelopmental disorders

Added: 22.06.2017 18:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are on the rise, but its underlying mechanisms are poorly understood. A new comprehensive behavioral analyses asks if this increase could be connect to paternal aging.

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Musical training creates new brain connections in children

Added: 22.06.2017 18:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Taking music lessons increases brain fiber connections in children and may be useful in treating autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a new study.

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Allergies during pregnancy contribute to changes in the brains of rat offspring

Added: 22.06.2017 18:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

A new study in rats could begin to explain why allergies during pregnancy are linked to higher risks for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism in children.

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