Immersive virtual reality therapy shows lasting effect in treatment of phobias in children with autism

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What to know about autism

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Prebiotic supplement may be effective alternative to reduce GI disturbances in autistic children

Related video Diets free from gluten and casein are often recommended as a way to reduce gastrointestinal (GI) problems in children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). GI symptoms are of particular interest in these patients due to the correlation and prevalence with the severity of behavioral traits. But a new study published in Microbiome shows […]