Category: Autism Research

News and articles about recent autism research at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Could Folic Acid Help Reduce the Rates of Autism and Schizophrenia?

Folate levels have, once again, become an area of interest for a Massachusetts General Hospital -based research team after finding that increased in utero folic acid exposure is associated with changes in brain development later in life that could reduce the risk of psychosis and schizophrenia.

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Game On for Autism Research at Mass General

Researchers at the Lurie Center for Autism at Massachusetts General Hospital are exploring how commercial technologies might help children with autism communicate. The project is being supported by Game On For Autism Research (GoFAR, ), a non-profit founded by impassioned teenager Jamie Menhall from BU Academy High School in Boston. The Potential of Affinity Therapy “Affinity therapy” […]

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