Autism Related Conditions
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  August 13, 2018  
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 Autism Related ConditionsAutism Related Conditions
 
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition characterized by developmental problems, learning difficulties, and social interaction issues.
 
   Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for AutismCognitive Behavioral Therapy for Autism
 
Cognitive behavioral therapy is used to treat a variety of conditions including autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The talking therapy can help patients manage their problems by helping them recognize and understand how their behaviors, thoughts, and emotions affect each other.
 
   Women with PCOS more likely to have an autistic childWomen with PCOS more likely to have an autistic child
 
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by a team at Cambridge University's Autism Research Centre.
 
 Study provides insight into development of autism in the human brain
 
Study provides insight into development of autism in the human brainIn a study published in Stem Cell Reports, a McGill team of scientists led by Dr. Carl Ernst, researcher at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, revealed a molecular mechanism that may play a role in the development of autism.
 
 
 Researchers to study molecular mechanisms behind susceptibility of males to autism
 
Researchers to study molecular mechanisms behind susceptibility of males to autismNeurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability are more prevalent in males than females.
 
 
 Scientists are one step closer to understanding autistic disorders
 
Scientists are one step closer to understanding autistic disordersAutism spectrum disorders are a heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental disorders, one of the main characteristics of which is impaired social communication.
 
 
 Researchers use gene editing to reduce autism symptoms in mice
 
Researchers use gene editing to reduce autism symptoms in miceResearchers have used CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to treat symptoms of autism in mice. It is hoped that the tool could one day be used to help humans.