In England, the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adults is the same as that in children: approximately 10 per 1000 individuals. This rate is higher than some earlier studies have suggested, and there does not appear to be a reduction in this prevalence with age, according to a new study published in the May issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry.
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A recent Dutch study reported in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that delivering at night was associated with an increase in mortality and complications.
The study, led by senior researcher Dr. Eric A.P. Steegers of Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, is based on more than 700,000 births at all Dutch hospitals between 2000 and 2006.
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A new ovarian cancer screening approach appears to be effective for women at average risk of developing the disease. The Risk of Ovarian Cancer Algorithm (ROCA), which is based on patient age and trends in CA-125 blood testing, demonstrated very few false positives and had a specificity of 99.9%.
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