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'Broken' care system for most vulnerable

Added: 21.05.2019 2:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

Patients with mental health problems, autism and learning disabilities are being let down, a report says.

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Autistic dad shares his struggles with being a parent

Added: 20.05.2019 19:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

Jude Morrow has Asperger's syndrome and found becoming a dad for the first time very difficult.

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Viral infections during pregnancy linked to behavioral abnormalities in offspring

Added: 20.05.2019 17:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Male and female rats whose mother experienced a simulated viral infection during pregnancy behave abnormally, consistent with behavioral alterations in autism or schizophrenia.

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Hormone therapy may improve some symptoms of autism

Added: 17.05.2019 17:20 | 18 views | 0 comments

Two studies suggest that suppressing or boosting the hormone vasopressin may help communication skills and social interactions in autistic children and men

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Brain changes in autism traced to specific cell types

Added: 16.05.2019 21:18 | 28 views | 0 comments

Changes in gene activity in specific brain cells are associated with the severity of autism in children and young adults with the disorder, according to a new study.

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Eurostar launches new virtual guide to assist travellers with autism

Added: 15.05.2019 4:21 | 21 views | 0 comments

The high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe worked with charity Ambitious About Autism to carry out a review of its travel experience for autistic passengers.

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Child's elevated mental ill-health risk if mother treated for infection during pregnancy

Added: 13.05.2019 18:51 | 11 views | 0 comments

Risks for autism and depression are higher if one's mother was in hospital with an infection during pregnancy. This is shown by a major Swedish observational study of nearly 1.8 million children.

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Children with autism, co-occurring ADHD symptoms lag in key measures of independence

Added: 19.02.2019 14:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

A pair of new studies has provided new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). According to the findings, these children have difficulty with adaptive behavior, a key measure of independence.

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Can a video game-based 'digital medicine' help children with autism and co-occurring ADHD?

Added: 03.01.2019 16:09 | 1 views | 0 comments

Researchers evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and co-occurring attention/deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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