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  • 'Sesame Street' welcomes Julia, a Muppet with autism
    Sesame Street is adding a new character to its lineup with Julia, a muppet who has vibrant red hair and autism. Julia is already a staple in Sesame Street digital and print books, and will appear in the 47th season of Sesame Street in April, the Associated ...
    03/19/2017 - 10:48 pm | View Link
  • Autism is detectable in brain scans long before symptoms appear, new study says
    Researchers at the University of North Carolina used brain scans to predict with 80% accuracy whether certain children would develop autism, meaning such scans could enable early treatment of the disorder long before symptoms are evident. Until recently ...
    02/16/2017 - 12:48 am | View Link
  • Autism detectable in brain long before symptoms appear
    Brain scans can detect autism long before any symptoms start to emerge, say scientists. The earliest that children tend to be diagnosed at present is at the age of two, although it is often later. The study, published in the journal Nature, showed the ...
    02/15/2017 - 5:12 am | View Link
  • Autism detectable in brain long before symptoms appear
    These are external links and will open in a new window Brain scans can detect autism long before ... told the BBC News website: "Very early in the first year of life we see surface brain area differences, that precede the symptoms that people traditionally ...
    02/14/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Clustering autism: using neuroanatomical differences in 26 mouse models to gain insight into the heterogeneity
    All statistical analysis and clustering were performed using the R statistical package ( For each of the 62 brain regions in each of the 26 different mouse models effect sizes were calculated, measured as Cohen’s d. Effect size was ...
    09/8/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Heritability of autism
    The heritability of autism is the proportion of differences in expression of autism that can be explained by genetic variation; if the heritability of a condition is ...
    11/22/2017 - 5:45 am | View Website
  • Sensory Issues and Gut Reactions
    Sensory Integration Issues and Gut Reactions last updated 8.25.05. Autism and the GI Tract Considering 'Sensitivity' Issues Food, Taste, Texture, Pain
    11/22/2017 - 2:46 am | View Website
  • Epilepsy (Seizures): Learn about Facts and Treatments
    Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain sometimes signal abnormally. Neurons normally generate ...
    11/22/2017 - 12:30 am | View Website
  • Health News
    Current News and Background about Brain & Nervous System. The brain controls the central nervous system, and when the internal circuitry stops working correctly, the ...
    11/21/2017 - 8:52 am | View Website
  • IBIS Network
    What is IBIS? This study of very early brain development in autism has the potential to provide important clues relevant to early detection of autism ...
    11/21/2017 - 1:43 am | View Website
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