Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Music intervention improves social communication, brain connectivity in autism

November 9, 2018
In the Journals

Prenatal exposure to drugs targeting neurotransmitters may not affect autism risk

October 31, 2018
Prenatal exposure to certain medications known to affect neurotransmitter systems may not affect the estimates of autism spectrum disorder risk in offspring, according…
In the Journals

Rapid weight gain during infancy tied to obesity in children with autism

October 19, 2018
Children with autism spectrum disorder had the highest occurrence of rapid weight gain during the first 6 months of life, putting these children at greater risk for…
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Genetic sequencing yields more than 100 genes linked to autism

October 18, 2018
In a large genetic sequencing study, researchers identified 102 genes associated with autism spectrum disorder, according to findings presented at the American Society…
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Disparities in Life Course Outcomes for Transition-Aged Youth with Disabilities

Pediatric Annals, October 2017, Volume 46 Issue 10
Close to 750,000 youth with special health care needs transition to adult health care in the United States every year;…
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Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents with Obesity: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management

This activity is jointly provided by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Penn State College of Medicine, and MCM Education.

The incidence and prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents has increased in recent years, and with it the…
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VIDEO: AAP supports 'gender-affirming care' for youth

November 8, 2018
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