Early life exposure to common pesticides linked to small increased risk of autism spectrum disorder

Externally peer-reviewed? Yes (research); No (editorial) Type of evidence: Observational; Opinion Subjects: Offspring Findings support efforts to prevent exposure to pesticides

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Parents of Children with Autism Curtail Reproduction After Signs of Disorder

Main Point: Parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) appear to curtail attempts to have more children after the

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Study Puts Price Tag on Lifetime Support for Individuals With Autism

Main Point: Lifetime support for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) ranges from a cost of $1.4 million to $2.4

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Findings Suggest That Genetic, Environmental Factors Have Similar Influence on Risk of Autism

Main Points: The risk of autism may be influenced equally by genetic and environmental factors; in addition, a sibling of

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Atypical Brain Connectivity Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Main Points: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adolescents appears to be associated with atypical connectivity in the brain involving the

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Autism results in enhanced motion sensitivity in the patients

Main Point: Researchers found that the children with autism are twice as fast as the normal children of their age

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Extremely talented children – child prodigies – could have some link to autism; Research

Researchers have found that child’s prodigiousness could have some relation to the autism. This research has been done by Joanne

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About 33% of autistic patients have no job or schooling after seven years of education; Research

Researchers have found that almost 33% of autistic adults have no paid job experience or schooling even, approximately, seven years

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Autism in children is associated with adverse bodily conditions during pregnancy; Research

Researchers have found that autism is linked to obesity during pregnancy.

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Good news; Some autistic children get better with time; Research

Researchers have found that some children with autism show improvements with time.

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