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January 06, 2016

Two new studies spotlight the evolving understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the factors that potentially affect the risk of ASD.

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December 14, 2015

A new study in JAMA Pediatrics examines health records to assess the possible risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children whose mothers took antidepressants during pregnancy.

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September 11, 2015

Researchers find high rates of pregnancy complications among those with developmental or intellectual disabilities, including autism

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November 19, 2014

Researcher urges doctors to help women control inflammation during pregnancy; infant intervention may help strengthen brain networks

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August 12, 2013

Largest-ever study still too preliminary to warrant change to practice; even if risk confirmed, safety of mother and child paramount

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July 24, 2013

Autism Speaks offers perspective on study finding no link between autism risk and eating mercury-contaminated fish during pregnancy.

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