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Author reviews a case of prurigo pigmentosa in a patient following the ketogenic diet and outlines a strategy to diagnose and treat this condition.
Vaccine Information Center
Once again, a large study of Danish residents confirmed that the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine is not associated with an increase in autism.
Autism prevalence has increased 10-fold since the 1960s. New data from the California Autism Twins Study suggests that shared environmental factors may outweigh shared genetics in the etiology of the disorder.
Some evidence suggests flu, long fever or antibiotic use in pregnancy could increase risk of autism, but more research is necessary.
Getting a pet may help people with autism improve their social skills, particularly with offering to share and offering comfort, study results suggest.
In utero and early life exposure to traffic-related air pollutants many increase autism risk.
Increase likely due to better diagnosis of the developmental disorder.
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Psychiatry Information Center
The purpose of this article is to examine current explanations of masking and try to determine what is lacking.
Neurology Information Center
Adults who experienced less pleasure reported high levels of loneliness, and loneliness was the strongest predictor of depressive symptoms.