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Autism (INACTIVE)

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Top Autism (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Auditory processing disorder can be difficult to diagnose

    Q: My 7-year-old son was recently diagnosed with auditory processing disorder. What can you tell me about this problem, and is this something he will outgrow? A: Here's what being diagnosed with auditory processing disorder means: While your son's...
  • Brains of women with autism show masculine traits

    Brains of women with autism show masculine traits
    Do women who are on the autism spectrum have brains that are more “masculine”? A team of researchers at Cambridge University's Autism Research Center has found striking similarities between the structural anomalies found in the brains of...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Jonathan Fielding, the public's MD

     Jonathan Fielding, the public's MD
    If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
  • Sanitized society puts hygiene hypothesis to the test

    Is the American body politic suffering from an autoimmune disease? The "hygiene hypothesis" is the scientific theory that the rise in asthma and other autoimmune maladies stems from the fact that babies are born into environments that are too clean....
  • Early diagnosis can make a big difference in child's ability to manage autism

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What symptoms should parents watch for if they are worried a young child may have autism? Is it possible to diagnose autism before age 2? ANSWER: With careful evaluation by an expert, diagnosing a child younger than 2 with autism is...
  • Dreams dashed as drug trial canceled

     Dreams dashed as drug trial canceled
    For most people, attending a relative's wedding is a happy occasion. But for one Highland Park couple, seeing their son socialize and dance qualified as a once-in-a-lifetime thrill. "Ethan was just so appropriate ... so engaged in life," said Rebecca...
  • Marino Foundation helping those with autism, other developmental disabilities find jobs

    If finding a job is tough for any young adult in South Florida these days, imagine the challenge for those with autism and other developmental disabilities. The Dan Marino Foundation is starting a program to reduce those hurdles. A new jobs-...
  • Alan Trounson, California's Dr. Stem Cell

    In 2004, with President George W. Bush dead set against stem cell research, California just went ahead and did it. Voters made stem cell research a state constitutional right, and endorsed $3 billion in bond sales for 10 years to cement the deal. CIRM,...
  • Researchers study brains of violent psychopaths, find empathy

    Could cannibal Hannibal Lecter be capable of empathy? Psychopaths do have empathy, researchers say, but it doesn't come naturally. A brain-imaging study of 18 violent, psychopathic criminals in the Netherlands, the largest such study undertaken,...
  • Fake cop who kidnapped man and demanded sex with wife is convicted

    A Santa Ana man who posed as a police officer and threatened a man with deportation if he did not allow him to have sex with his wife was convicted Tuesday. Tariq Ibrahim Musa, 33, was found guilty in Orange County Superior Court of felony kidnapping to...