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Changes in the brain precede conditions such as autism and Schizophrenia
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Changes in the brain precede conditions such as autism and Schizophrenia

A new study has found that children with specific genetic variants could be susceptible  to multiple psychiatric impairments where early intervention therapies could be beneficial. These conditions such as autism, dyslexia and schizophrenia are heralded by ...
Girls with Autism face unique challenges during adolescence
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Girls with Autism face unique challenges during adolescence

Raising a child with autism is not easy, and the challenges that arise during the teen years are well documented. Continuing our series on autism and females we look at the issues surrounding adolescence. Changing bodies, hormone levels, and new social expecta...
Britain’s got talent superstar Susan Boyle on her own Aspergers diagnosis
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Britain’s got talent superstar Susan Boyle on her own Aspergers diagnosis

Susan Boyle or SuBo as she is more affectionately known has spoken honestly about her own Asperger's diagnosis for the first time. The singing sensation who took the judges of Britain's got talents and stole the heart of a nation in 2009, was diagnosed with...

HPV campaigner Katie Couric compared to autism vaccine campaigner Jenny McCarthy by The Washington Times

A journalist for the Washington Times has blasted claims by celebrity Katie Couric that HPV or Human Pappilloma Virus vaccinations are causing more deaths than anticipated in the US by comparing her to vitriolic anti vaccine autism campaigner Jenny McCarthy....
Emma Murphy from Manchester, Co-founder of FACSA ( Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome Association)
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Emma Murphy from Manchester, Co-founder of FACSA ( Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome Association)

Emma Murphy from Manchester UK, co-founded FACSA ( Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome Association) in November this year with Janet Williams. This is a support group for families affected by FACS. Both women have children who are affected by Fetal Anti Convuls...