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What we know—and don't know—about autism
Published Feb 27, 2017
The prevalence of autism is on the rise, but its causes are unknown—though there is no evidence to support a link between vaccines and autism
The science is clear: Vaccines are safe, effective
Published Jan 11, 2017
Public health expert Daniel Salmon discusses vaccine safety and the potential hazards posed by fewer children being vaccinated
Autism rates unchanged
Published April 1, 2016
Rates had risen since the 1960s, though researchers aren't sure why
Obesity and autism risk
Published Jan 29, 2016
School of Public Health study of more than 2,700 mother-child pairs offers new evidence that autism develops in utero / School of Public Health
Autism Awareness Day
Gilman Hall goes blue
Published April 2, 2015
More than 130,000 buildings worldwide part of 'Light it Up Blue' campaign
Autism and genetics
Published March 25, 2015
Researchers ID genetic variant linked to disorder by studying severely affected families / Hopkins Medicine
Mice whiskers yield clues to memory formation, Johns Hopkins researchers say
Published March-April 2015
Observation technique could yield clues on autism, Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia / Gazette
Hidden signs of autism
Published Dec 15, 2014
Brains affected by autism share pattern of ramped-up immune responses, related inflammation, analysis shows / Hopkins Medicine
Super sprouts?
Green treatment for autism
Published Oct 13, 2014
Chemical derived from broccoli sprouts linked to improved social interaction, verbal communication
Unlocking the autism puzzle
Published Dec 2013
Autism experts join forces in new center at School of Public Health / Gazette