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The Highs And Lows of Night of Too Many Stars, Jon Stewart’s Autism Benefit Show

Added: 19.11.2017 19:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

At the end of Saturday’s Night Of Too Many Stars benefit show, Jon Stewart summed up this year’s star-studded event as “funny, touching, chaotic. Like life.” He’s not wrong. This time, the “bi-occasional” comedy night that raises money for autism education programs was broadcast live on HBO from the Theater at ...


Kate Upton and Justin Verlander Return to the Spotlight After Wedding

Added: 19.11.2017 16:14 | 17 views | 0 comments

Here come the newlyweds! Kate Upton and Justin Verlander appeared on HBO's Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs fundraiser at Madison Square Garden in New York...


School exacerbates feelings of being 'different' in pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions

Added: 18.11.2017 0:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

Negative school experiences can have harmful long term effects on pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions, a new study reports.

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Infection in pregnant pigs leads to antisocial piglets

Added: 17.11.2017 15:40 | 8 views | 0 comments

When a pregnant woman gets a bad case of the flu, her immune system may react in a way that affects her baby’s developing brain, which could lead to behavioral disorders like autism in the child or schizophrenia in the young adult. The link is well established in humans, which is one reason it’s standard practice to get a flu shot during pregnancy. But until now, the majority of studies testing the underlying causes have been done with rodents, including two that were released just last week.  

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Autism concern over home schooling rise in Wales

Added: 17.11.2017 9:29 | 27 views | 0 comments

Many autistic children are struggling to cope in schools and are being removed, a charity warns.


Elevated rate of autism symptoms found in children with Tourette syndrome

Added: 16.11.2017 2:07 | 2 views | 0 comments

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

Added: 16.11.2017 2:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

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

Added: 16.11.2017 2:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

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

Added: 16.11.2017 2:07 | 2 views | 0 comments

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

Added: 16.11.2017 2:07 | 6 views | 0 comments

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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