New Blood Test Predicts Autism with 92 Percent Accuracy
Editor’s Note: Very small sample size but very interesting, none-the-less
[Source: Medical News Today]
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that impacts cognition, behavior, and social interaction.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 1 in 68children have ASD.
Given its developmental nature, ASD may have an early onset, but it typically takes a while for the first symptoms to appear. As such, early diagnosis is not usually possible.
Therefore, a chemistry-based diagnosis test for the early detection of ASD may be crucial, enabling children to receive the care that they need much earlier on. Until now, no such test was available.
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