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New Genetic Tools to Treat Autism and Pediatric Neurological Disorders University of California Television (UCTV) Joseph G. Gleeson, MD, Rady Professor of Neuroscience at UC San Diego joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to his work sequencing DNA to find treatments for neurodevelopmental disorders. Learn more about using a genetic framework to tease out the individual contributors to autism, why implementing rapid DNA sequencing for newborns can make huge impacts, and more.
What Is Asperger's? VideoMD Asperger's Syndrome falls under the autism spectrum. Unlike autism, someone diagnosed with Asperger's have regular language development. They do struggle with social interaction. Learn more about Asperger's by watching this video.
Autism Early Intervention Lee Memorial Health System An autism diagnosis is not something any parent wants to hear, but in many cases they need to hear it in order to get their children proper treatment.
Anxiety and Teen Girls with Lisa Damour, PhD American Psychological Association Anxiety among teens and young adults is rising, and studies have shown that it has skyrocketed in girls. One study found that the number of girls who often felt nervous, worried or fearful jumped by 55 percent over a five-year period. What factors are behind rising stress and anxiety in girls and what can we do about it?