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Press Release – NIH joins public-private partnership to fund research on autism biomarkers
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Press Release – NIH joins public-private partnership to fund research on autism biomarkers

Biomarkers Consortium project to improve tools for measuring and treating social impairment in children with autism Government, non-profit and other private partners will fund a multi-year project to develop and improve clinical research tools for study...
Press Release – Study finds autism, ADHD run high in children of chemically intolerant mothers
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Press Release – Study finds autism, ADHD run high in children of chemically intolerant mothers

A new study from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found that mothers with chemical intolerances are two to three times more likely than other women to have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention deficit hyperactivi...
Fathers who play active role parenting their child with autism can help reduce maternal depression
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Fathers who play active role parenting their child with autism can help reduce maternal depression

Like many others I read with great interest the recent study published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal, Father Involvement and Maternal Depressive Symptoms in Families of Children with Disabilities or Delays. The research conducted by the University o...
Press Release – Miniature brains made from patient skin cells reveal insights into autism
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Press Release – Miniature brains made from patient skin cells reveal insights into autism

Understanding diseases like autism and schizophrenia that affect development of the brain has been challenging due to both the complexity of the diseases and the difficulty of studying developmental processes in human tissues. In a study published July 16 in...