Tag Archives: Autism

DOH-7 Allots P1M to Conduct Study on Autism In CV

DOH-7 Allots P1M to Conduct Study on Autism In CV

  CEBU CITY, Jan. 23 (PIA) –  Department of Health (DOH-7) has allotted P1-million to fund the ongoing study on the prevalence of autism in Central Visayas. Dr. Josie Ann ...

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Taking Antidepressants While Pregnant May Double Autism Risk

Taking Antidepressants While Pregnant May Double Autism Risk

  Miami, United States – Women who take certain common antidepressants while pregnant may face almost twice the risk of having a child with autism, a study said. The findings in ...

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Maternal Hormonal Imbalance Linked to Child Autism

Maternal Hormonal Imbalance Linked to Child Autism

  Stockholm, Sweden – Children born to mothers with a hormonal imbalance run a much higher risk of developing autism, according to a new study released by Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet. The ...

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Autism Rate Doubles in US to One in 45 Kids: Survey

Autism Rate Doubles in US to One in 45 Kids: Survey

  Miami, United States – Autism affects one in 45 children in the United States, almost twice the rate from a few years ago, said a survey Friday that uses a ...

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First Direct Evidence that Autism is Not Rising: Study

First Direct Evidence that Autism is Not Rising: Study

  Miami, United States – The way autism is diagnosed in the United States has led to an apparent tripling in cases in recent years that does not reflect reality, researchers ...

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Another Study Finds no Link Between Vaccine, Autism

Another Study Finds no Link Between Vaccine, Autism

  Miami, United States – Yet another scientific study has found no link between autism and the vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), even among high risk children, according to US research ...

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Sperm Mutations Point to Risk for Teen Fathers: Study

Sperm Mutations Point to Risk for Teen Fathers: Study

  Paris, France – Teenage fathers are likelier to have children with health problems because of mutations in their sperm, a study said Wednesday. Previous research had found that teens are likelier than ...

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