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App Shows Potential in Flagging Autism

New research suggests that a simple iPhone app could be instrumental in helping screen children for autism from the comfort of... Read more »

Statins: The Next Class of Inhaled Drugs?

An emerging area of investigation in asthma and chronic pulmonary disease (COPD) is use of statins. The basis for this interest... Read more »

New Autism Genetics Study Could Help Explain Huge Spectrum

Genes responsible for a number of autism’s characteristics come in two varieties, which could help explain not only the condition’s diversity,... Read more »

For Adults with Autism, Specialized Therapy May Boost Employment Odds

New research suggests that a type of therapy relying on computer-based exercises and small group sessions can yield big gains for... Read more »

Schools Still Winning Most Special Ed Disputes

School districts continued to win most disputes over individualized education programs in the year since a U.S. Supreme Court decision affirmed... Read more »

Nike Turns to Runner with Cerebral Palsy to Help Design Next-Gen Shoe

One of the world’s largest athletic brands is expanding its lineup of shoes specially designed for people with disabilities. Nike said... Read more »

Test Predicts Autism in Babies as Young as Three Months

New research suggests that a simple, inexpensive test may be able to accurately identify whether or not children as young as... Read more »

Can SSRIs Slow Worsening of Mild Cognitive Impairment?

In previously depressed individuals, long-term selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors delayed conversion from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer disease by about 3... Read more »

New Study: UV-C Reduces Pediatric Viral Respiratory Illness

Disinfecting pediatric long-term care facilities with ultraviolet-C can reduce the incidence of respiratory illnesses caused by viral pathogens — including influenza,... Read more »

CDC Calls for Early Screenings to Identify Autism

The CDC recently encouraged all primary care physicians to follow guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics to screen children aged... Read more »