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Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app
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Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app

New York --- A team of researchers from Duke are hoping to revolutionize how autism is diagnosed in young children through an iPhone app called 'Autism & Beyond'. The researchers are working closely with Apple in hopes of improving how autism is diagnos...
The damage of Chlorine Dioxide also peddled as Miracle Mineral Solution
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The damage of Chlorine Dioxide also peddled as Miracle Mineral Solution

For those of you that do not know there's a very real threat to our autistic children in the world today. Naive parents and carers are being told that parasitic worms are the cause of autism in their children. They are being told that if they remove these w...
New project will gather biological data from children with autism for largest open-access repository
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New project will gather biological data from children with autism for largest open-access repository

Stanford, CA - Autism researcher from Standford’s School of Medicine Dennis Wall will lead a new project aimed at assembling data for the largest open-access repository of bioinformatic data on autism spectrum disorder. The new program is called The Hartwell A...
Corticosteroid therapy in regressive autism
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Corticosteroid therapy in regressive autism

Could steroid treatment be indicated for some children with regressive autism? That was the question examined in a paper by Frank Duffy and colleagues* based at the Boston Children’s Hospital in the United States. Looking retrospectively at the records of ...
Siblings ten times more likely to have autism new study reveals
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Siblings ten times more likely to have autism new study reveals

King's College, London - The largest study of its kind has revealed that children diagnosed with autism are ten times more likely to have siblings also diagnosed on the spectrum. Researchers at Kings College London and Karolinska Institute in Stockholm found ...
iPS cells taken from children with autism may lead to new treatments
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iPS cells taken from children with autism may lead to new treatments

San Diego -- A study conducted by neuroscientists at the University of California-San Diego may have found a strategy that could possibly pave the way for treatments of children in the autism spectrum. The study, headed by Alysson Muotri, was conducted with...
Universities get funds to research autism and hypersensitivity to sound
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Universities get funds to research autism and hypersensitivity to sound

Riverside, CA- University of California Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) have been awarded grants to study Fragile X syndrome (FXS).  The UCR Today article states that FXS  is 'the most common inherited cause of intellectual disabili...