Daily Archives: July 20, 2013

Animal Models and Autism

Animal models of autism: an epigenetic and environmental viewpoint. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23861630 Abstract Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder of social behavior, which is more common in males than in females. The causes of autism are unknown; there is evidence for a substantial … Continue reading

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Epilepsy Prevalence rises in ASD as Child develops into Adolescence.

Clinical characteristics of children with autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring epilepsy. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23861807 Abstract OBJECTIVES: To estimate the prevalence of epilepsy in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and to determine the demographic and clinical characteristics of children with ASD and … Continue reading

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