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Steve Edelson, Ph.D. and Lenny Schafer
Extensive Research Document on Medical Comorbidities Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder Available Online
Spanish Version Now Available
The UK-based group, TreatingAutism, recently published an up-to-date review of the research on medical comorbidities associated with autism. The aim of this document is to provide health-care and care providers an understanding of the possible mechanisms, symptomatology, and consequences of common medical comorbidities in ASD.
[Original article appeared in Environmental Health Perspectives]
Circumcision tied to autism risk
[Original article appeared in ScienceNordic.com]
Maternal thyroid autoantibody and elevated risk of offspring autism
[Original article appeared in Prog. Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry]
Parents May Be Able to Lower Babies' Autism Risk
(Video feedback therapy)
[Original article appeared in Lancet Psychiatry]
Preeclampsia-autism connection found
[Original article appeared in JAMA Pediatrics]