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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa January 14, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFri, Jan 14, 2011, 8:45 PM News 10 new results for autism 5 accused in robbery of autistic teen in St. PaulNECN(AP) — Five people are charged after a 16-year-old boy with autism was handcuffed, robbed, punched and shot with a BB gun in St. Paul. …See all […]

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Autism Gene Found | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa July 7, 2005

UCLA geneticist Rita Cantor has found an autism gene according to Discover (via American Journal of Human Genetics). Thats pretty big news on various levels. Firstly, it going to be something of a blow to JB Handley and Generation Rescue who says that autism is nothing but mercury poisoning. I look forward to seeing his retraction. It’ll also be a […]

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Guidelines for new prenatal tests in Japan revised to expand availability | The Japan Times

  Noninvasive prenatal testing will be made available at a wider range of medical institutions if revised guidelines win health ministry approval, the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology said Saturday.The organization revised the guidelines on the prenatal testing to allow smaller medical institutions, such as obstetrics and gynecology practitioners, to provide prenatal tests if […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts | Circa May 12, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comMay 12, 2010, 9:37 PM Google News Alert for: autism Kansas City StarLawmakers send autism legislation to Gov. Jay NixonKansas City StarIn addition to autism insurance, lawmakers passed a bill changing college scholarship awards and settled the details of a bill on political ethics. …See all stories on […]

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Mississippi could ban abortion based on race, sex, genetics | Columbia Basin Herald

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi would ban abortion based on the race, sex or genetic anomalies of a fetus, under a bill that advanced Wednesday in the Republican-led state Senate. The bill is expected to go soon to Republican Gov. Tate Reeves, who favors more limits on abortion in a state that already has some […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa February 8, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comMon, Feb 8, 2010, 8:30 PM Google News Alert for: autism Both Parents’ Ages Linked to Autism RiskNew York TimesBy RONI CARYN RABIN Older mothers are more likely than younger ones to have a child with autism, and older fathers significantly contribute to the risk of …See all […]

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Disability activist with Down’s syndrome leads charge to change Northern Ireland abortion law | Daily Mail Online

Heidi Crowter and 18,000 signatories demanded that MPs do not pass a Bill endorsing regulations that allow the abortion of babies with non-fatal disabilities until the point of birth in Northern Ireland. Source: Disability activist with Down’s syndrome leads charge to change Northern Ireland abortion law | Daily Mail Online