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What Genes Are Causing Autism?

The physiologist from the University of Washington, Raphael Bernier and geneticist Evan Eichler started their research on genes that cause autism in late 2013 when they became interested in a 12-year old girl’s case. Bernier noticed that the girl had wide-set eyes, which had a slight downward slant. Her head was unusually large, featuring a […]

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Studies on Monkeys Give Hope for Mental Disease

In late July new autism research results were published on the brains of rhesus monkeys. The researchers from UC Davis, including UC Davis psychiatry professor David Amaral, shed some light on the treatments for human behavioral health conditions. What we know currently is that there is no medicine to cure abnormal brain development and mental […]

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Researchers Develop New Method For ASD Mutation Isolation

Mice continue to be in the spotlight for scientific research. Autism researchers used mice, yet again, as test subjects to isolate mutations found in the base of autism diagnosis. Researchers recently ran studies to sequence whole genomes found in the neurons of mice they created through stem cells. With this data, the researchers were able […]

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Alpha and Beta Brainwaves Differ for ASD   

Brainwaves are key aspects in relaying information throughout the body, as well as to doctors about how a person’s brain is functioning. A recent study has found differences between two types brainwaves in people with autism spectrum disorder.   In the brain of someone with ASD, less alpha and beta brainwaves are present than people […]

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Study Incorporates New Autism Therapy Methods Into Classroom

Every student has a method that allows them to learn effectively, and it’s up to the teachers to appeal to all forms of learning. Teaching students with autism poses additional issues because they struggle to stay focused. A new type of therapy will allow students with autism to take control of how they learn through […]

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