Activities and topics that really excite kids with autism may help them in social interactions, future employment, and educational opportunities.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~6 min
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Scientists applied the “Perturb-Seq” method to study dozens of genes that are associated with autism spectrum disorder, identifying how specific cell types in the developing mouse brain are impacted by mutations.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~6 min
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Many people object to the added ingredients in vaccines. But pharmacists explain why those fears are unwarranted.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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Patterns of doctor and ER visits during a baby's first year may indicate a future diagnosis of autism and/or ADHD, say researchers.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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When in-person training is impossible, like during the pandemic, parents of kids with autism can get information via telehealth, researchers say.
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~5 min
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Autistic individuals are more likely to have chronic physical health conditions, particularly heart, lung, and diabetic conditions, according to a new study by
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~3 min
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Transgender and gender-diverse individuals are more likely to be autistic and report higher autistic traits
Transgender and gender-diverse adults are three to six times more likely as cisgender adults (individuals whose gender identity corresponds to their sex
Aug. 7, 2020 • ~4 min
"Climate change has worsened respiratory allergic disease and has altered the immune system's tolerance in responding to toxins," says Xue Ming.
Aug. 6, 2020 • ~6 min
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New analysis could help uncover potential drug targets for attention deficits and sensory hypersensitivity.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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