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Autism spectrum disorders

A review of how autistic people communicate virtually

Prior to COVID-19, communication via the internet was already a regular feature of everyday interactions for most people, including those on the autism spectrum. Various studies have shown how autistic people use information ...

HIV & AIDS

Successful pilot integrates PrEP and syringe exchange services

When taken daily, pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a highly effective way to prevent HIV transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now a new study shows that implementing PrEP distribution ...

Overweight & Obesity

Does sharing health data help maintain weight loss?

Creating healthy habits, like increasing physical activity and improving eating habits, can be difficult to maintain long term, especially without accountability. Research from the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study examines Medicaid and adults on the autism spectrum

While much attention has been paid to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among U.S. children and adolescents, less is known about the population of adults with ASD. Medicaid is an important health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your neighborhood may raise your risk of chronic kidney disease

A neighborhood's overall socioeconomic status, including income and education level, may influence its residents' risk of chronic kidney disease, according to a study recently published in SSM Population Health by researchers ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Measuring social networks of young adults with autism

As many have recently discovered, social connections are vital to a person's wellbeing. While social isolation is a core challenge associated with autism, researchers from Drexel University's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute ...

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