The search for a link between autism and neurodegenerative conditions
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Autistic people have a higher-than-average chance of developing a neurodegenerative condition, according to a few studies. Some scientists are searching for proof — work that could also improve care for older autistic adults. The post "The search for a link between autism and neurodegenerative conditions appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News
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