Autism and epilepsy, more consequences for girlsby Mariangela Celiberti - 2015.07.31
The incidence of autism is four times higher in males than in females, but girls have more risks to resist drugs for epilepsy. A condition that concerns a third of all people with ASD. The study, published in the journal Autism Research and led by the Medical Center in New York City, has involved a sample of 130 children and adolescents who were diagnosed with the two conditions. Researchers have highlighted that it is necessary to focus on girls and women, testing specific drugs for them.
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