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Once promising autism drug Abilify linked to heart problems, substantial weight gains

The Scientist | 
It has been 11 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aripiprazole for children with autism. The ...
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Price of progress: Debating the ethics of charging families to participate in stem cell trials for autism

Spectrum | 
During four visits to Panama over nine months, Aaron [a 9-year-old boy with autism] received infusions of stem cells harvested ...
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‘Genetic factors’ account for 81 percent of autism risk, suggests large multinational study

Spectrum | 
About 81 percent of autism risk comes from inherited genetic factors, according to an analysis of more than 2 million ...
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Autism often accompanied by ADHD, anxiety and other conditions

Spectrum | 
Behavioral conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) crop up in about one in three autistic people within 15 ...
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New blood test for autism criticized as ‘not appropriate’ for clinical use

Spectrum | 
Doctors can now order a blood test that its makers say may help flag autism, but experts say the test ...
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Examining the link between autism and gender noncomformity

Spectrum | 
Traits associated with autism and gender variance co-occur even among typical children, a new study suggests. The finding may ease ...

Delayed diagnosis? In some children, autism traits become ‘significantly more pronounced over time’

Spectrum | 
Some autistic children don’t show traits of the condition until age 5 or later, new research suggests. Others show a ...
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Severe autism linked to lower serotonin levels in mothers

Spectrum | 
Women whose children are severely autistic have lower serotonin levels than do those whose children have mild or moderate autism ...
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Depression ‘three times as common’ among adults with autism

Spectrum | 
Depression is more than three times as common among adults with autism as it is in the general population, according ...
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Are we close to a simple blood test for autism?

Spectrum | 
A new study suggests that its results could lead to a simple test for some children with autism, but statisticians ...
Symptoms of Autism in Children

Autism diagnosis, treatment often complicated by accompanying conditions

Spectrum | 
More than half of people on the [autism] spectrum have four or more other conditions. The types of co-occurring conditions ...
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Colombian town with world’s largest Fragile X cluster likely linked to 18th century founder

Spectrum | 
A semirural Colombian town called Ricaurte, about 150 miles southwest of Bogotá, may be home to the largest recorded genetic ...
Twin studies suggest our genes heavily influence how children 'gaze' and view interactions

Twin studies suggest our genes heavily influence how children ‘gaze’ and view interactions

Spectrum | 
The way children view both social and nonsocial situations may be determined at least in part by their genes, a ...
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