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Autism Center Answers Growing Need for Community Services

Autism Center Answers Growing Need for Community Services

“We want to be a focal point for researchers, students and trainees, faculty, families and community, the additional space, she said, makes for a more comprehensive approach to training of future clinicians, scientists and therapists in autism and related …

New Research Findings on Eating Disorders Among Young Children

New Research Findings on Eating Disorders Among Young Children

“Past findings support higher rates of eating disorders among post-pubertal females as compared to males. But our findings suggest that, given the lack of gender differences among 9 to 10-year-old children with eating disorders, there may be added social pressures, or hormonal differences that occur during or post puberty among girls that increase the risk of developing eating disorders,” said Rozzell, lead author and a graduate student researcher in SDSU’s Body Image, Sexuality, and Health Lab.

Residual Tobacco Smoke Easily Pollutes New, Clean Materials

Residual Tobacco Smoke Easily Pollutes New, Clean Materials

“We knew that active smoking causes smoke residue to adsorb into tables, walls, doors and other materials. We were surprised, however, by how easily thirdhand finds its way into and pollutes new and clean materials brought into a home,” Matt said. “We were also surprised by the sheer mass of nicotine that becomes embedded in a small travel-size pillowcases, fabrics and filling.”

Understanding the Biology of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Understanding the Biology of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Psychologist Inna Fishman’s research indicates the presence of biological markers in the brain in children with autism. By Jeff Ristine Think of the brain as a complex transportation hub, a place where neural traffic heads off in any number of directions to make...

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