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NIH supports multi-year, multi-site research project on autism biomarkers

July 31, 2015

The NIH recently announced its involvement in a privately and publicly funded multi-year project to develop and improve clinical research tools for autism spectrum disorder.

During the next 4 years, the project will receive a total of $28 million to enhance clinical measures of social impairment associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in an effort to improve behavioral evaluations and drug therapies.

AAFP, ACP join nearly 600 other organizations in support of clinical data transparency

July 31, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians has announced their support of the AllTrials campaign, joining 595 other organizations…
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Researchers successfully transport blood samples via drones

July 31, 2015
Laboratory tests performed on blood samples flown for up to 40 minutes on hobby-sized drones yielded results comparable to those performed on samples that never left the…
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Teen Tdap MenACWY HPV vaccine coverage increases nationwide

July 31, 2015
Adolescent Tdap, quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate and HPV vaccination coverage increased in the United States from 2013 to 2014, although HPV vaccination coverage…
J. Paul Leigh, PhD In the Journals

Analysis predicts autism costs will reach nearly $500 billion by 2025

July 31, 2015
If autism prevalence continues to increase at its current pace, costs associated with autism may far exceed those of diabetes and ADHD by 2025, according to study…
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Optical Coherence Tomography in Children: Analysis of 44 Eyes With Intraocular Tumors and Simulating Conditions

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, November/December 2004, Volume 41 Issue 6
To investigate the role of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in the evaluation of fundus tumors and simulating lesions…
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Pedatric Annals May 2015

Infectious Diseases: May 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

With improved diagnostic tools and increasingly rapid turnaround on results, we have never lived at a better time to…
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New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

May 12, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Sean O’Leary, MD, MPH, from the department of pediatrics at the University of Colorado…
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