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What it’s like to have a child with autism

For parents whose kids have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), that possibility quickly comes into sharp focus.<p>More children than ever are being …

Beet Juice Could Help Lower Blood Pressure, Study Shows

<i>By Johannah Sakimura</i><p>A glass of beet juice a day may not keep the cardiologist away, but it could give your heart a solid boost. People with high blood pressure who drank a cup of the earthy purple brew lowered their blood pressure for up to 24 hours, according to a small study published today in …

How people with autism spectrum disorders understand idioms and other figures of speech

How do children and young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) understand idioms and other figures of speech? A 4.15 million euro EU project …

Kids With Autism Can Read Emotions Through Body Language

People with autism face a host of difficulties in a society that doesn’t always accommodate them and stereotypes that even undermine experts’ views …

Autism

Research examines relationship between autism and creativity

New research has found that people with high levels of autistic traits are more likely to produce unusually creative ideas.<p>Psychologists from the …

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People with autism explain the everyday challenges they face in Reddit thread

Being deafened by malls, trying to look 'normal' and accidentally causing offence: People with autism explain the challenges they face in everyday …

Autism

Gluten-Free Diet Has No Benefit for Children With Autism, Study Finds

University of Rochester researchers also restricted casein in the diet and found no effect on behavioral symptoms<p>A diet popular as an alternative treatment for autism doesn’t appear to improve behaviors or symptoms of the condition, according to a small but rigorously conducted study published this …

Autism