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Spectrum: Autism Research News

Tag: healthcare

November 2019

Acetaminophen use in pregnancy linked to autism, attention deficit in children

by  /  28 November 2019

Pregnant women’s use of acetaminophen may increase the odds of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in their children.

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Woman's face is lit up by her smart phone, while behind her, in the darkness, many eyes are watching

Privacy concerns about mental health apps highlight need for regulation

by  /  6 November 2019

Dozens of apps are marketed to people with mental health conditions, including autism, and many violate the users’ privacy. Some researchers are finding a better way.

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August 2019
researchers, doctors and others work together to help a family and their autistic child. Family is at the center of a flower, and the researchers are moving the petals into place.

Medical ‘home’ programs offer coordinated care for autistic people

by ,  /  13 August 2019

A Utah program provides comprehensive care for autistic people across the lifespan and engages families in the decision-making.

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