Autism

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7 Facts about Autism to Talk About During Awareness Month

Autism is a wide-spectrum mental disorder that is talked about every day in health circles, but few really know all ...

Let’s Talk About 7 Health Findings on Autism

Autism is commonly characterized as a mental condition that affects communication and behavior, which is present from an early age. ...

Autism Linked to Greater Creativity: Study

A new study shows that people with autism and learning disabilities often demonstrate greater creativity than others. ...

Unemployment, Loneliness Facing Young Adults with Autism: Report

Young people with autism face unemployment and isolation as they grow older, a new report finds. ...

New Study Shows No Link Between Vaccination, Autism

Yet another study shows that there is no visible link between vaccines and autism. The vaccines in question target measles, ...

Study Reveals Link Between Gastrointestinal Issues, Autism

A new study shows that young children who experience significant gastrointestinal issues are more likely to be diagnosed with autism ...

Scientists Discover New Genes Linked to Autism

Health researchers have made an important discovery in uncovering the causes of autism spectrum disorder. ...

Air Pollutants Linked to Autism

A frightening new report suggests that early exposure to two types of air toxins — chromium and styrene — can ...

Lifetime Cost of Autism Revealed by New Study

A new study reveals the lifetime cost of supporting someone with autism spectrum disorder: $2.4 million in the United States, ...

Researchers Discover Key to Earlier Autism Diagnosis

Health researchers in Canada have discovered a new method for detecting autism at a much younger age, giving parents and ...

One in 68 American Children Dealing with Autism, CDC Says

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that one in 68 American children are currently ...

10 Early Autism Symptoms in Young Children

Autism spectrum disorder (or ASD) is distinguished by a wide variation of social, communication, and cyclical behaviors that are considered ...

A Genetic Test for Autism?

To currently diagnose an autistic child, clinicians must monitor that child for hours to measure their behavior. ...

Traffic Pollution Linked to Autism

Autism, a collection of disorders that range from communication to mental retardation, affects approximately one in 88 children born in ...

Is Autism Linked To Flu During Pregnancy?

A new study from Denmark has shown a possible connection between autism and a mother combating the flu during pregnancy. ...