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Autism May Stem From Heightened Senses

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In a recent study done by Harvard Medical School and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, autism may not just involve a brain disorder but also defects to the nervous system…

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Is Autism All Stemming from One Gene?

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A recent study led by psychologists at the University of Georgia has detected that people with autism may have less ability to form healthy relationships or recognize emotional states due to a process called methylation and its effect in the production of oxytocin. The study’s lead author, Brian W. Haas, quoted that “Methylation restricts how […]

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Does Autism Speed Aging?

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Everyone is always discussing the importance of diagnosing Autism early, but to what extent and effect? Recent studies have found that communication has improved for those children diagnosed early and that it may be possible that certain people on the spectrum adapt almost to the effect that their earlier diagnosis becomes unrecognizable. Now, the Barrow […]

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Autism Awareness Absent in Africa

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n many countries there is widespread knowledge of Autism diagnosis and treatments and awareness is rising. However, in Nigeria there are tens of millions of parents that have yet to be informed about Autism Spectrum Disorder and the related symptoms that their child may be exhibiting. Autism symptoms are unique in that they don’t always […]

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The “Route” of Autism – New Brain Map Reveals Neural Processes

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Scientists have always taken advanced measures to get into your head but now, they’ve found a way to give themselves and others directions along the way. USC scientists are creating a map of uncharted territory in a mouse brain to see the roadblocks that cause Huntington’s disease and autism. The scientists focused on the “cell […]

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