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Elevated rate of autism symptoms found in children with Tourette syndrome

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Around one in five children with Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and vocalizations, met criteria for autism, a study shows. But this prevalence may be more a reflection of similarity in symptoms than actual autism, according to the study's researchers.

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Largest study to date finds autism alone does not increase risk of violent offending

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A diagnosis of autism alone does not increase the risk of violent offending suggests a new study.

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Antidepressant use in early pregnancy does not increase autism, ADHD risk in kids

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A new study suggests that mothers' use of antidepressants during early pregnancy does not increase the risk of their children developing autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conditions previously associated with these medications.

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Paternal aging and its possible link to neurodevelopmental disorders

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Neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are on the rise, but its underlying mechanisms are poorly understood. A new comprehensive behavioral analyses asks if this increase could be connect to paternal aging.

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Musical training creates new brain connections in children

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Taking music lessons increases brain fiber connections in children and may be useful in treating autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a new study.

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Allergies during pregnancy contribute to changes in the brains of rat offspring

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A new study in rats could begin to explain why allergies during pregnancy are linked to higher risks for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism in children.

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Children with autism may be over-diagnosed with ADHD, new study suggests

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Pediatric researchers report that children with ASD may mistakenly be diagnosed with ADHD because they have autism-related social impairments rather than problems with attention. This is important for understanding what are the right services and treatments for a child.

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Common brain changes found in children with autism, ADHD and OCD

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A team of scientists has found similarities in brain impairments in children with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. The study involved brain imaging of white matter in 200 children.

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Antidepressant use in pregnant women linked to small increase in autism

Added: 16.12.2017 16:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

A new study found that antidepressant medications taken during pregnancy may be linked to the development of autism in children - although the effect appears to be limited.

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Autism therapy: Social behavior restored via brain stimulation

Added: 13.12.2017 17:48 | 11 views | 0 comments

Scientists are examining the feasibility of treating autistic children with neuromodulation after a new study showed social impairments can be corrected by brain stimulation.

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