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News-medical.net: Discovery may provide insight into how Zika virus gets transmitted from mother to fetus

News-medical.net: Discovery may provide insight into how Zika virus gets transmitted from mother to fetus

October 27, 2017

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Brazil, report that the Zika virus is transmitted from mother to fetus by infected cells that, ironically, will later develop into the brain’s first and primary form of defense against invasive pathogens.

The

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Dailymail.co.uk: A-grade drama: TV show about a family's struggle with autism touched such a nerve its stars were accosted in the street – now it's back for a second powerful series

Dailymail.co.uk: A-grade drama: TV show about a family's struggle with autism touched such a nerve its stars were accosted in the street – now it's back for a second powerful series

The A word returns to screens next month continuing to portray the life of JoePlayed by Max Vento, Joe begins to notice how his autism affects his daily lifeThe cast shared how their roles had been perceived off screen

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Kiro7.com: Mom of 6-year-old with autism sues Sedro-Woolley School District

Kiro7.com: Mom of 6-year-old with autism sues Sedro-Woolley School District

by: Jessica Oh Updated: Oct 27, 2017 – 3:37 PM

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. – The mother of a 6-year-old boy who has mild autism is filing a lawsuit against the Sedro-Woolley School District for “failing to provide reasonable care.”

Surveillance video from the van shows Chance Forbes struggling, crying and writhing

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Sthelensstar.co.uk: Autism heroes

Sthelensstar.co.uk: Autism heroes

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THE National Autistic Society is running the

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Wxyz.com: Police intern with Autism turned successful crimefighter in Harper Woods

Wxyz.com: Police intern with Autism turned successful crimefighter in Harper Woods

HARPER WOODS, Mich. (WXYZ) – Jeff Powell has been friends with his hometown police officers since he was 8-years-old.  Now he’s their hero.

During a ride-along with an officer Thursday he spotted a man who was allegedly working the streets of Harper Woods stealing packages from front porches. 

“I told

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Cbslocal.com: Miami-Dade Police Need Help Finding Teen Who Suffers From Severe Autism

Cbslocal.com: Miami-Dade Police Need Help Finding Teen Who Suffers From Severe Autism

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami-Dade Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a 16-year-old boy who suffers from severe autism.

Steven Meza was last seen Friday walking away from the 10000 block of Nicaragua Drive in Miami.

The 16-year-old stands 5-feet 6-inches tall and weighs 210

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