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As of November 2015, research suggests that inherited and spontaneous genetic factors have a strong role in the development of autistic spectrum disorder, or autism, reports the National Institute of Neurological Disorde... More »

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As of January 2016, the latest advances in pediatric neurology include trial results published September 2015 in the Journal of the American Academy of Adolescent Psychiatry showing that stimulants for treating attention... More »

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In 2014, substantial advancements in autism research included a meta-analysis disputing any correlation between vaccines and autism, physical evidence of autism existing in prenatal development, the ability to reduce aut... More »

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