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Tag: data visualizations

June 2016
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Dozens of autism genes have cancer connections

by  /  10 June 2016

A comprehensive catalog of the genes that show ties to both autism and cancer highlights the role of cell growth in both conditions.

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March 2016
Man and woman walking hand-in-hand.
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People with autism prefer partners on the spectrum

by  /  28 March 2016

Individuals who have autism or another psychiatric condition tend to pair up with others who share their diagnosis.

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November 2015
News

Autism’s rise tracks with drop in other childhood disorders

by  /  19 November 2015

The latest estimate of autism prevalence suggests the condition is more common than previously thought, and highlights the complexity in the seemingly simple statistic.

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October 2015
Close-up photo of various pills and capsules representing alternative medicines.
News

Parents tap alternative therapies to quell autism symptoms

by  /  30 October 2015

Nearly 9 out of 10 parents of children with autism turn to unproven, and possibly risky, therapies.

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Gender disparities in psychiatric conditions

by  /  19 October 2015

Autism is not the only brain disorder that is more common in one sex than in the other.

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