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Are we close to a simple blood test for autism?

A new study suggests that its results could lead to a simple test for some children with autism, but statisticians ...
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Diagnosing autism: Proposed revision of global diagnostic manual raises concerns

The proposed new version of the global manual for diagnosing medical conditions gets many things right about autism — but ...
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Family ties: Searching for autism origins in the genes of unaffected siblings

Scientists have historically focused on studying a “quartet” of two biological parents and two autistic children. Yet more recent research ...
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Why autism looks so different in girls

Girls tend to be diagnosed with autism later in life than boys--often after being misdiagnosed with something else first. Why ...