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Trained Community-Based PCPs Can Make Accurate Autism Dx

Diagnosis was consistent between primary care providers and autism experts in 82% of cases

Jul 18, 2023
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Family-Oriented Sedation Protocol Helps Kids With ASD Manage Routine Healthcare

Integrated approach includes home-based prep and environmental modification

May 30, 2023
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Will Proposed ACGME Requirements Have Consequences for Kids With Autism?

More strategic and thoughtful updates are necessary

Apr 21, 2023
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Lithium in Local Drinking Water During Pregnancy Tied to Kids' Autism

Researchers found an increased risk in a Danish population-based study

Apr 03, 2023
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Autism Prevalence Is Up, CDC Report Shows

But early evaluations in young children started to fall as pandemic set in

Mar 23, 2023
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Study Reassures on Asthma Med Use in Pregnancy and Kids' Neuropsych Risks

Use of leukotriene-receptor antagonists not tied to risks of ADHD, autism, Tourette syndrome

Mar 07, 2023
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Cardiometabolic Risk With Autism: Vigilance Urged

No evidence-based intervention available, but screening, healthy lifestyle are recommended

Jan 30, 2023
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Autistic Young Women at Higher Risk for Anxiety, Depression, Sleep Disorders

Nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized as autistic young men, Swedish study showed

Oct 26, 2022
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Does Poor Air Quality Send More Kids With Autism to the Hospital?

South Korean study looked at effects of short-term exposure on ASD-related outcomes

Sep 21, 2022
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Bust for Balovaptan in Treatment of Childhood Autism

Oral drug no better than placebo at boosting socialization and communication

Jul 06, 2022
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Use of These Epilepsy Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Autism

Valproate not the only one associated with neurodevelopmental disorders

Jun 01, 2022
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Fetal Antipsychotic Exposure Cleared for Kids' Neurodevelopmental Disorders?

Other maternal factors likely explain increased risk

Mar 29, 2022
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Autism Screening Test for Toddlers Wins on Accuracy

Younger diagnosis age means earlier support for kids with autism, researcher says

Mar 11, 2022
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