Autism

Largest-Ever Study Ties Over 100 Genes to Autism
January 23, 2020



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By Amy Norton
THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- More than 100 genes appear to be involved in auti...
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Brain Waves Offer Insight Into Autism-Linked Sleep Struggles
January 22, 2020



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TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Shallower-than-normal brain waves may play a role in serious sleep problems in children with ...
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America’s most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain
January 17, 2020
New research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and depression.
1 in 4 Children With Autism Is Undiagnosed: Study
January 15, 2020
Title: 1 in 4 Children With Autism Is Undiagnosed: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/15/2020 12:00:00 AM
Prenatal exposure to flame retardants linked to reading problems
January 10, 2020
A new study suggests that prenatal exposure to flame retardants may increase the risk of reading problems.
One-fourth of children with autism are undiagnosed
January 9, 2020
One-fourth of children under age 8 with autism spectrum disorder -- most of them black or Hispanic -- are not being diagnosed, which is critical for improving quality of life.
Addressing the emotional toll of pediatric chronic conditions
January 9, 2020
Report calls upon pediatricians to increase efforts to support emotional health of parents of children with chronic conditions.
Updated Autism Guidelines Stress Earliest Screenings Possible
December 17, 2019



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MONDAY, Dec. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For the first time in more than a decade, a leading pediatricians' group has issued new ...
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Largest study of its kind reveals that many psychiatric disorders arise from common genes
December 12, 2019
In the largest-ever study of its kind researchers identified more than 100 genetic variants that affect the risk for more than one mental health condition.
Genetic brain disorder fixed in mice using precision epigenome editing
December 10, 2019
Using a targeted gene epigenome editing approach in the developing mouse brain, researchers reversed one gene mutation that leads to the genetic disorder WAGR syndrome, which causes intellectual disability and obesity in people. This specific editing was unique in that it changed the epigenome -- ho...
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