Posts Tagged
‘People’

April 20, 2022

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Tags: Autism, brain, gene, lead, mutations, organoids, overgrowth, People, show, Spectrum, Top

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Categories: autism

Early overgrowth: In their first few weeks of development, organoids with two intact copies of CHD8 (top) developed excitatory neurons more slowly than organoids missing a copy of the gene (bottom). Editor’s Note This article was originally published 11 January 2021, based on preliminary findings presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. The results […]

March 10, 2022

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Tags: Autistic, Barriers, Healthcare, Medical, People, Prevent, seeking, Spectrum, Treatment

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Categories: autism

Many autistic people with a serious or life-threatening condition do not seek medical care, according to a new study. The most common health-care barriers include difficulties in communicating with physicians or making appointments by telephone. “For me, as a physician, to realize that patients are sitting at home with medically serious conditions, unable to access […]

February 9, 2022

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Tags: captures, Conversations, neuronal, People, Probe, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Recording device: The Neuropixels probe has hundreds of sites (black and white) that can make recordings of human neurons (red and blue). Angelique Paulk / NeuroMorpho.org (IDs: NMO_86955, NMO_86997, NMO_109433, NMO_61420, NMO_61421) A high-resolution probe commonly used in animals can be modified to simultaneously record the activity of hundreds of individual neurons across the human […]

Illustration by Laurenne Boglio Hello and welcome to the Community Newsletter! I’m your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, Engagement Editor of Spectrum. Twitter this week served up some practical tips on how to make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) more comfortable for autistic people. Strategies in the literature could lead to new training materials for clinicians and […]

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to the community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, the engagement editor of Spectrum. The first study, which sparked an online exchange this week, looked at the association between autism characteristics and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults aged 50 and over who scored high on […]

January 6, 2022

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Tags: agonists, Autistic, flags, GABA, People, respond, Spectrum, Task, Visual

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Categories: autism

Realize this: The brain’s response to this visual stimulus could reveal which autistic people can benefit most from the investigational drug arbaclofen. publisher’s Note This article was originally published on May 14, 2021, based on preliminary results presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Autism Research. We updated the article in Science […]

January 2, 2022

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Tags: Charities, Devastating, GreaterGood, People, pets, Supplies, support, Tornadoes

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Categories: autism

A series of unprecedented weather events occurred in six US states on the night of December 10th and through December 11th. At least 30 tornadoes landed in various parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, and Tennessee, leaving unspeakable havoc. Kentucky was hit particularly hard; One of the tornadoes there, which originated in Arkansas, was […]

December 8, 2021

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Tags: Autism, drive, learn, People, Reality, university, Virginia, virtual

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Categories: autism

About one in three American teenagers with autism get a driver’s license. That is significantly lower than the average for all young people in the country, which is more than 60%. People on the Spectrum can have difficulty learning to drive as delayed decision-making and problems with multitasking make things difficult at times. A program […]

November 23, 2021

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Tags: Autism, effects, Genetic, People, Spectrum, stack

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Categories: autism

Multiple hits: Combinations of genetic variants can affect autism traits by altering the expression of other genes. Westend61 / Getty Images Rare genetic variants that alter the expression of genes in the brain contribute to autism in people who also have a rare autism-related mutation, according to a new study. The results help explain how […]

October 29, 2021

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Tags: among, Autistic, mutations, People, prevalent, rare, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Genetic burden: Autistic people who carry rare mutations (three middle bars) have a greater burden than non-autistic people (left bar), but a lower burden than autistic people who lack such mutations (right bar). About one in four people with autism carry rare genetic mutations in genes strongly related to autism or other neurodevelopmental disorders far […]

October 19, 2021

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Tags: Booster, COVID, People, pregnant

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Categories: Parenting

Registering for a booster vaccination can also help the unborn baby. Dr. Andrea Edlow, gynecologist and researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital, showed that the immune response triggered by Covid-19 mRNA vaccines in pregnant and breastfeeding women was far stronger than the response triggered by coronavirus infection. They also found that these antibodies were robustly passed […]