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July 31, 2014

The New York Times explores “optimal outcomes” in autism – rare individuals who overcome symptoms, usually with intensive therapy

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July 28, 2014

Not showing interest with eyes at 8 months tied to more-severe autism symptoms by age 3; may signal opportunity for early intervention

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July 23, 2014

Inflammation is the body’s vital infection-fighting response, but chronic inflammation can harm the brain as well as body

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July 20, 2014

Autism appears to stem primarily from inherited genes common in population; each ups risk slightly, together have big overall effect

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July 16, 2014

Findings implicate faulty transport of fatty acids in brain; suggest opportunity for developing treatment for one subtype of autism

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July 15, 2014

Autism Speaks-funded researcher Paul Shattuck addresses the "services cliff” that families face when kids with autism reach adulthood

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