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Scientists may have identified a gene that causes severe autism in women

Autism in women is rare: men are four times as likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and so scientists haven’t spent as much time studying the disorder’s genetic imprint in women. Read more 

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The NC Senate should approve more insurance coverage for autism

In the United States, it is estimated that one in every 68 children is autistic. In North Carolina, it’s one in 58. Those are alarming numbers, but so

Autism Genome Project Delivers Genetic Discovery and more news

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NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 24, 2014) – A new study from investigators with the Autism Genome

Autism may begin in the womb

Autism begins when certain brain cells fail to properly mature within the womb, according to scientists who say the scattered pattern of the undeveloped

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Autism news for 01/02/2014

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McKeesport autism foundation receives board-game donation

Source: http://triblive.com/ he Joey-O Foundation for Autism Awareness received a Christmas gift from classic board game developers at Endless Games. While visiting

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Autism news for 01/01/2014

Autism therapist suspended after abuse alleged

Source: http://journaltimes.com A man facing charges for allegedly head-butting and kicking a 3-year-old Town of Waterford boy while giving him autism therapy has been

Doctor Linda Heitzman-Powell develops new method for treating autism

Doctor Linda Heitzman-Powell has treated hundreds of families affected by the disorder with the help of a web cam. Heitzman-Powell brings specialized treatments and new technologies right into the

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Autism detected in brains of six-month-old infants

“Signs of autism can be detected in six-month-old babies by measuring brain activity,” the Daily Mail has reported. While the Mail was correct, the research has not yet

New study examines link between pregnancy weight gain, autism spectrum disorders

There are some evidence that link between pregnancy weight gaiand  autism spectrum disorders. New research from the University of Utah shows the answer to that question may be yes in

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