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Newswise: Does having autism make you more vulnerable to cyber phishing attacks?

Article ID: 705145

Does having autism make you more vulnerable to cyber phishing attacks?

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB study suggests individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder may not be more prone to cyber phishing attacks compared to those without the disorder.

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7-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 704389

Brain Responses to Language in Toddlers with Autism Linked to Altered Gene Expression

University of California San Diego Health

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Cyprus and University of California San Diego School of Medicine, have identified a previously unknown, large-scale association between molecular gene expression activity in blood leukocyte cells and altered neural responses to speech in toddlers with autism as measured with functional magnetic resonance imaging.

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26-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST
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    16-Nov-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703899

When Your Brain Won’t Hang Up: Sustained Connections Associated with Symptoms of Autism

University of Utah Health

For decades, scientists have examined how regions of the brain communicate to understand autism. Researchers at University of Utah Health believe the symptoms of autism may result from sustained connections between regions of the brain.

Released:
13-Nov-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703915

When Boy Fish Build Castles to Impress Girls, Boy Genes ‘Turn On’ and ‘Tune In’

Georgia Institute of Technology

What if we could observe genes firing off signals to cause some behaviors? We're getting closer. Researchers were able to directly match gene regulation with ritual mating behavior in fish. Their research field may also give some insight into autism spectrum disorder.

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13-Nov-2018 4:20 PM EST

Article ID: 703676

Innovative School Treatment Found Highly-Effective For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Canisius College

In one of the largest school-based clinical trials of its kind, researchers at the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College found an innovative, comprehensive school treatment (schoolMAX) yields significant improvements for elementary-school children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

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8-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    5-Nov-2018 5:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703338

Music improves social communication in autistic children

Universite de Montreal

Improved communication skills may be linked to increased connectivity between auditory and motor regions of the brain, researchers at Université de Montreal and McGill University find.

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2-Nov-2018 4:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 703254

Canisius Researchers Receive Federal Grant to Study Relationship Between Aging and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Older Adults

Canisius College

Research on autism spectrum disorder in older adulthood lags significantly behind that of research in other age groups. A Canisius research team was awarded a federal grant to better understand the life outcomes of adults with autism spectrum disorder.

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1-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    31-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702936

Common Medications Taken During Pregnancy Are Not Associated With Risk for Autism

Mount Sinai Health System

New method developed by Mount Sinai team allows systematic study of effects of a wide range of drugs on the developing fetus

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29-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Dell Center for Healthy Living to launch statewide network to increase access to research

Article ID: 702731

Dell Center for Healthy Living to launch statewide network to increase access to research

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), announced today a new plan to create a statewide network of researchers, decision-makers, and other key representatives that will give increased access to evidence-based solutions and data.

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24-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Angus Murray Joins Saint Joseph’s University as Executive Director of Nationally Recognized Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support

Article ID: 702432

Angus Murray Joins Saint Joseph’s University as Executive Director of Nationally Recognized Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support

Saint Joseph's University

Saint Joseph’s University announced the appointment of Angus Murray, a seasoned nonprofit leader with deep experience in supporting children and young adults with autism and disabilities, as executive director of the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support, effective November 5.

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18-Oct-2018 12:30 PM EDT

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