New blood test predicts autism with 92 percent accuracy

Researchers led by those from Warwick University in the United Kingdom have developed a diagnosis test for autism that may predict it with an unprecedented level of accuracy. A new test may help physicians to diagnose autism in young children. 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 68 children 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,…

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