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Autism (INACTIVE)

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  • Understanding Autism: Researchers use stem cells to hunt for new treatments

    Understanding Autism: Researchers use stem cells to hunt for new treatments
    Researchers at UC San Diego are looking at autism in an entirely new way. By using stem cells to create a human cellular model of this pervasive condition, they hope to unlock its mysteries and develop new treatments.   
  • A New App to Help Autism Is On the Horizon

    A New App to Help Autism Is On the Horizon
    As researchers at Chapman University break new ground in mining big data, an app developed by a group of its students is poised to take that knowledge to the next level — a practical, Internet-based tool that could help parents and caregivers make...

    The ADHD explosion: A new book explores factors that have fueled it

    The ADHD explosion: A new book explores factors that have fueled it
    "The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance," released this week by Oxford University Press, chronicles the steep increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States over the last two decades. The new book offers provocative...

    Drug reverses autism brain activity in mice, study shows

    Drug reverses autism brain activity in mice, study shows
    A generic blood pressure drug could prevent hyperactive brain cell firing associated with early stages of autism spectrum disorder, according to a new study. Injecting pregnant mice with Bumetanide, a diuretic, appears to correct a developmental...

    Eyes may mirror the soul, but mouth counts more for autistic minds

    Eyes may mirror the soul, but mouth counts more for autistic minds
    The eyes may be the mirror of the soul, but for those with autism, the mouth will have to do. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center isolated neurons in the brain's amygdala that respond to facial expressions, and tested patients with autism against...