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September 29, 2021

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Tags: Autism, conditions, link, neurodegenerative, search, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

About five years ago, when his younger twin brothers turned thirty, Giacomo Vivanti wondered how the two, both of whom suffer from autism, would fare in middle and old age. In particular, he wondered if they might be prone to developing age-related neurological disorders. His brothers showed no signs of illness or cognitive deterioration, but […]

September 28, 2021

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Tags: Autism, confirm, epidurals, link, Spectrum, Studies

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Categories: autism

Sharp Relief: After reviewing a variety of potentially confusing factors, two new studies show no association between autism and epidural anesthesia. RapidEye / iStock The epidural anesthesia commonly given to pregnant women during labor is not linked to autism in children, according to two studies published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. […]

September 16, 2021

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Tags: antipsychotics, dementia, learning, link, Machine, Numbers, pregnant, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Welcome to this month’s edition of the By the Numbers newsletter. At Spectrum, we do our best to summarize the latest in autism research – and sometimes the best summary comes in the form of a chart or map. In this newsletter we put interesting new research results in a nutshell, […]

August 11, 2021

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Tags: Autism, birth, Large, link, preterm, Spectrum, strengthens, Study

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Categories: autism

Small possibility: about 2 percent of premature babies will later be diagnosed with autism, according to a new analysis. Michael Blackburn / Getty Images According to the largest study to date to investigate the link, premature birth is linked to an increased risk of autism. And premature birth itself – and not unrecognized genetic or […]

July 6, 2021

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Tags: Autisms, chromatin, explained, link, remodeling, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Autism research has long focused on genes involved in the formation of neurons and the function of synapses. Mutations in these genes were the first to be firmly linked to the disease and its characteristics. Over the past decade, however, several studies have implicated a second class of genes: those involved in remodeling chromatin – […]