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Paused Angelman syndrome trial to restart

by  /  7 October 2021
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French pharma firms terminate trials of bumetanide for autism

by  /  1 October 2021
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Precocious neurons may stunt brain growth in rare form of autism

by  /  5 October 2021

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Mapping the futures of autistic children

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Researchers can roughly project what autistic children’s lives will look like years down the road. But how good is their crystal ball — and what are its benefits?

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