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Early speech exposure could boost language skills for kids with autism

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The more words autistic children hear as infants — and the more verbal interactions they have with their caregivers — ...
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Video: What does it mean to ‘turn on’ a gene?

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In the murky darkness, blue and green blobs are dancing. Sometimes they keep decorous distances from each other, but other ...
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Rewired brain: Faulty autism gene may affect expression of other genes

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TBR1 is among a select set of genes with strong ties to autism. The new findings explain that connection: Mutations in TBR1 may disrupt ...
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Common autism syndrome linked to medical issues in ‘gut, eyes, heart and brain’

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Mutations in a gene called ADNP result in a distinct syndrome that includes autism, intellectual disability and problems with the gut, eyes, ...