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Methylphenidate may be effective in treating autism

Methylphenidate may be effective in treating autism

5-year-old British autistic boy dies after alternative therapy in U.S.

5-year-old British autistic boy dies after alternative therapy in U.S.

New tool to help healthcare professionals treat children with autism

New tool to help healthcare professionals treat children with autism

Some people with autism and large heads may have an increased risk of cancer

Some people with autism and large heads may have an increased risk of cancer

Studying monkeys social judgments could provide clues to autism

Studying monkeys social judgments could provide clues to autism

No link between immunizations and autism

No link between immunizations and autism

Rett Syndrome, the first identified epigenetic disease -  linked to specific defects in the three-dimensional folding of chromatin

Rett Syndrome, the first identified epigenetic disease - linked to specific defects in the three-dimensional folding of chromatin

Autism may arise from a mixture of sources that include a few genes and epigenetics

Autism may arise from a mixture of sources that include a few genes and epigenetics

Knowing more about a gene’s responsibility will stir up a swarm of controversy

Knowing more about a gene’s responsibility will stir up a swarm of controversy

Music therapy helps children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Music therapy helps children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism