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Ibtimes.com: Children With Autism, Younger Siblings Less Likely To Be Fully Vaccinated, New Research Says

Ibtimes.com: Children With Autism, Younger Siblings Less Likely To Be Fully Vaccinated, New Research Says

Autistic children and their younger siblings are much less likely to be fully vaccinated compared to those without the disorder, according to new research published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

“In this large and comprehensive study, we found that after children received an autism diagnosis, the rates of vaccination were

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Ibtimes.com: Who Is Trevyan Rowe? Missing Teenager With Autism Found Dead

Ibtimes.com: Who Is Trevyan Rowe? Missing Teenager With Autism Found Dead

Trevyan Rowe, an autistic teenager from Rochester, New York, was believed to be found dead by the police, three days after he was reported missing. On Sunday evening, the Rochester police confirmed they found the body matching the description of Rowe in the Genesee River.

Police officials said presently they had no evidence

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Ibtimes.com: Indiana Mom Accused Of Feeding Daughter Bleach To Cure Her Autism

Ibtimes.com: Indiana Mom Accused Of Feeding Daughter Bleach To Cure Her Autism

A father from Indianapolis has accused his wife of feeding their daughter a mixture of acid and chlorine in an attempt to cure her autism. 

According to police reports, the mother was indicted for putting hydrochloric acid and “water purifying solution” (chlorine) into the girl’s drink. The mixture — which formed bleach

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Ibtimes.com: 'The Good Doctor': Freddie Highmore To Be Nominated At 2018 Golden Globes?

Ibtimes.com: 'The Good Doctor': Freddie Highmore To Be Nominated At 2018 Golden Globes?

The official nominations for the 2018 Golden Globe will be released on Monday, and early predictions suggest that Freddie Highmore could be recognized at the awards show.

Highmore plays the lead role in “The Good Doctor,” an ABC breakout series for 2017. According to Entertainment Tonight, Highmore could be nominated

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Ibtimes.com: Medical Marijuana Can Now Be Used To Treat Autism And Sleep Apnea

Ibtimes.com: Medical Marijuana Can Now Be Used To Treat Autism And Sleep Apnea

State health department officials released Thursday that autism and sleep apnea were added to the list of conditions qualified for use of medical marijuana. 

Minnesota expanded the use of medical marijuana after “increasing evidence” was found in support of treatment for people with severe autism or sleep apnea. 

“Any policy decisions

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Ibtimes.com: What Causes Autism? Disorder Linked To Low Levels Of Vitamin D At Birth

Ibtimes.com: What Causes Autism? Disorder Linked To Low Levels Of Vitamin D At Birth

Researchers have found a possible link between autism and vitamin D, saying that low levels of the vitamin during pregnancy could greatly increase the risk of a child having the developmental disorder.

Previous research suggested there might be a connection between vitamin D and autism, according to a study in

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Ibtimes.com: 'The Good Doctor' Creator Explains How Dr. Murphy's Autism Will Be Handled

Ibtimes.com: 'The Good Doctor' Creator Explains How Dr. Murphy's Autism Will Be Handled

“The Good Doctor” Season 1 will center on Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore), a young surgeon who suffers from autism.

While at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, series creator David Shore explained how he and his team plan to handle the lead character’s autism in the upcoming episodes.

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Ibtimes.com: Can Dogs Get Autism? Pet Owners Refusing To Vaccinate Their Furry Friends

Ibtimes.com: Can Dogs Get Autism? Pet Owners Refusing To Vaccinate Their Furry Friends

The anti-vaccination movement that plagued parents with fear their children may develop a myriad of diseases has now shifted its focus toward pets, according to a Thursday report from the Brooklyn Paper. Pet owners are concerned their furry friends could obtain illnesses, injuries or autism from vaccinations.

Veterinarians in Brooklyn, New York have reportedly

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Ibtimes.com: Autism Test: Eye Movement May Help Diagnose Developmental Disorder

Ibtimes.com: Autism Test: Eye Movement May Help Diagnose Developmental Disorder

Could you diagnose autism by looking into someone’s eyes? New research suggests that certain rapid eye movements could be a tell of the developmental disorder.

These rapid eye movements the research investigates are not the well-known kind that are within the human sleep cycle, but rather are the movements our

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Ibtimes.com: Netflix Breaks Barriers With Autism Comedy 'Atypical'; Premiere Date Announced [WATCH]

Ibtimes.com: Netflix Breaks Barriers With Autism Comedy 'Atypical'; Premiere Date Announced [WATCH]

Netflix will be releasing its first autism-centered series, “Atypical,” on Aug. 11.

According to Entertainment Weekly, “Atypical” will follow the life of a teenage boy named Sam Gardner (Keir Gilchrist), who also falls on the autism spectrum. But despite his condition, Sam is just like any other high school student.

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Ibtimes.com: Fever While Pregnant Increases Autism Chance By 40% In Newborns

Ibtimes.com: Fever While Pregnant Increases Autism Chance By 40% In Newborns

According to a recent study, published Tuesday, expecting mothers, who come down with a fever during the pregnancy, especially in the later stages, have a higher risk of giving birth to a child who suffers from autism.

The study, which was conducted by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, took into account 95,754 Norwegian children born between 1999 and 2009. Out of the total number, 15,700 children were born to mothers who had developed

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