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Laundry packet exposures increase in older children and adults, despite safety standards

Laundry packet exposures increase in older children and adults, despite safety standards

Experimental drug can positively modify key characteristic behavior in FXS patients

Experimental drug can positively modify key characteristic behavior in FXS patients

Study: Children with autism are more likely to be overweight, obese

Study: Children with autism are more likely to be overweight, obese

Chronic perinatal hypoxia linked to locomotor miscoordination, long-term cerebellar learning deficits

Chronic perinatal hypoxia linked to locomotor miscoordination, long-term cerebellar learning deficits

Study finds increased rate of repeat pregnancies in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Study finds increased rate of repeat pregnancies in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Follow-up study confirms success of physiological test for autism

Follow-up study confirms success of physiological test for autism

Hippo pathway plays essential role in embryonic development of the mouse heart

Hippo pathway plays essential role in embryonic development of the mouse heart

Researcher investigates how people with functional disabilities experience their lives

Researcher investigates how people with functional disabilities experience their lives

Study suggests movement as accurate method to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders

Study suggests movement as accurate method to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders

Scientists identify eight new genes involved in epileptic encephalopathy

Scientists identify eight new genes involved in epileptic encephalopathy

Researchers discover connection between processes that keep the heart from repairing itself

Researchers discover connection between processes that keep the heart from repairing itself

New online genetic study aims to enroll 50,000 individuals and families affected by autism

New online genetic study aims to enroll 50,000 individuals and families affected by autism

First physiological test opens door to early diagnosis of autism

First physiological test opens door to early diagnosis of autism

Brain scans determine risk of autism before symptoms develop

Brain scans determine risk of autism before symptoms develop

Study reveals possibility to predict autism risk in infants within first year of life

Study reveals possibility to predict autism risk in infants within first year of life

Scientists find altered blood-brain barrier and increased intestinal permeability in people with ASD

Scientists find altered blood-brain barrier and increased intestinal permeability in people with ASD

Second annual conference at UofL focuses on improving access to quality health care for adults with IDD

Second annual conference at UofL focuses on improving access to quality health care for adults with IDD

Researchers receive $2.4 million grant to study effects of parenting on behavior of adolescents with FXS

Researchers receive $2.4 million grant to study effects of parenting on behavior of adolescents with FXS

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

Children conceived through infertility treatments no more likely to have developmental delays

Children conceived through infertility treatments no more likely to have developmental delays