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Aug 21, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Autism is linked to a protein that inhibits the brain's ability to trim its synapses as it develops. Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 09:29 AM ET
The conditions autism and aspergers have been in the news a lot over the last few years. The term "autism spectrum" is often heard in these discussions. Trace is here to define it.
Jun 23, 2014 11:20 AM ET // AFP
A California study found that pregnant women who live near farms where pesticides are applied had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
Mar 27, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
As many as 1.5 percent, or 1 in 68 U.S. children on average may have autism, according to new estimates released today by the CDC.
Mar 26, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
The brains of children with autism contain a built-in patchwork of defects, suggesting that the developmental disorder begins while they are growing in the womb.
Mar 24, 2014 05:25 AM ET
Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory. But sometimes it can lead to some harmful misinformation. Join Trace as he talks about conspiracy theories in the medical world and why they can be harmful for adults and children.
Mar 2, 2014 02:00 PM ET // ABC Science News
Women and girls are much less likely to have an intellectual disability than males, possibly due to a female protective effect.
Dec 12, 2013 10:25 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Small, early clinical trials of the unconventional treatment have lessened the repetitive behaviors and other symptoms of the disorder.
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