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Telehealth is Efficient for ASD

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With today’s technology, we are able to do remarkable things. It used to be unheard of to get an accurate medical diagnosis on the computer, and now it’s a growing trend. Telemedicine had been the focus of a recent study that highlights the benefits of ASD patients connecting to health care specialists through their computer […]

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SHANK3 Plays Larger Role in ASD Than Assumed

SHANK3 is a mutated gene that is linked to autism, and researchers are continuously discovering their structure and role in the disorder. A recent study found a new role that the neurons play. The SHANK3 is meant to support synapses structure, which allow neuron communication. “Synaptopathy,” neuron signal defects, is what links the mutated gene […]

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ASD Overlapping Pathways Found

Gene mutations are the foundation of autism, and scientists are continuously examining the structure and actions of the genes. A new study shed light on the pathways of the genes that contribute to ASD. At the Massachusetts General Hospital, investigators were able to identify biological processes with hundreds of genes that can contribute to the […]

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Pregnancy Gaps Are Associated to ASD

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Many people believe that being a mother is the hardest, yet rewarding, job in the world. For people that want large families, is there any risk? A recent study shed light on how close pregnancies is associated with ASD. The researchers concluded that small time gaps between pregnancies could increase the chances of the offspring […]

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Autism and Cancer Connection Contradicts

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Contradictions are a rare and intriguing concept in the world of science. A recent study in autism research came up with conclusions about autism’s connection to Cancer, but they also puzzled the scientists. Even though people with autism have an increased count of mutated genes that could cause cancer, they also have a dwindling cancer […]

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