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Latest News on Autism from Around the World

This section contains news items about autism taken from a wide range of sources.

Please note that we cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of individual news stories.

The fact that we have listed a news item here does not imply that we endorse the information in that story. In some cases, we will hold entirely the opposite view to that expressed within the story.

Please note: we will not be updating this section after February 2018 but you will still be able to find news stories on the Network Autism website.

New drug could treat autism

A trial is underway at Cardiff University to see whether a drug to combat Tuberous Sclerosis could also treat autism. The trial is being co-ordinated by the South East Wales Trials Unit, in the School ...

10th April 2013

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Andrew Wakefield: autism inc

Andrew Wakefield's 'dishonest and irresponsible' research into the causes of autism led to his being struck off by the General Medical Council. That would have ended most doctors' careers. Instead, th ...

6th April 2013

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