Daily Archives: October 24, 2013

Epidemiology – UK Fivefold Increase – Then Plateau.

Prevalence and incidence rates of autism in the UK: time trend from 2004-2010 in children aged 8 years. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24131525 General and Adolescent Paediatric Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK. Abstract OBJECTIVES: To update UK studies begun in the … Continue reading

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Epidemiology – Finland Migrants and Autism Risk

The risk of childhood autism among second-generation migrants in Finland: a case–control study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24138814 BACKGROUND: Studying second-generation immigrants can help in identifying genetic or environmental risk factors for childhood autism. Most previous studies have focused on maternal region of birth … Continue reading

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