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9 Conditions That Look Like Autism—but Aren’t

Conditions While the symptoms may seem similar, these conditions aren’t actually autism. Here’s how experts tell the difference. What is autism? Nixx Photography/Shutterstock This condition turns up early in childhood or even infancy, and it’s characterized by a child’s difficulties with speech, non-verbal communication, and repetitive behaviors, according to the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The… Read More »

3D facial analysis could help identify children with rare conditions

Facial features can reveal medically important informationSpatial Information Systems Research Limited (2018), Richard Palmer (2019) By Ruby Prosser Scully Children with rare conditions could be diagnosed quicker thanks to 3D facial analysis software. Richard Palmer at Curtin University in Western Australia and his colleagues have developed a tool that can spot subtle, but important, differences… Read More »

'Medieval' diseases rise in unsanitary living conditions

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