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Newshub.co.nz: Autism in women and girls: public and private diagnoses figures tell radically different stories

Newshub.co.nz: Autism in women and girls: public and private diagnoses figures tell radically different stories

Joanne Dacombe was diagnosed with autism at age 48. Photo credit: Supplied

Recent research from the UK shows there may be far higher numbers of undiagnosed autistic women and girls than previously thought, and that females masking autistic traits is a contributing factor.

A medical doctor diagnosing privately in

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Newshub.co.nz: Autistic teenager Tasered by Texas police after throwing rocks

Newshub.co.nz: Autistic teenager Tasered by Texas police after throwing rocks

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A Texan police chief is standing by his officers’ decision to stun an autistic teenager who was throwing rocks into his neighbour’s yard.

Michael Moore, a 19-year-old Texan man, was shocked with a Taser by two officers responding to calls complaining of Mr Moore throwing

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Newshub.co.nz: Anti-vaccination movement turns its sights to pet vaccines

Newshub.co.nz: Anti-vaccination movement turns its sights to pet vaccines

Some members of the anti-vaccination community may want this cat to stay vaccine free. Photo credit: Getty

After making a significant dent into vaccination numbers among the human population, the anti-vaccination movement now has a four-legged target.

The Guardian reports that owners of cats and dogs are being advised

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