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Why Girls May Be Protected Against Autism | TIME.com

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Feb 22, 2013 ... Boys outnumber girls when it comes to autism diagnoses, and researchers may have uncovered one reason why. Boys are four times more ...

In search of factors that shield girls against autism | Spectrum

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Oct 19, 2015 ... The reason autism is more common in boys than in girls may be because girls are protected from the disorder in some manner. Identifying the ...

Autism and the Female Protective Effect | Science News | Autism ...

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Feb 27, 2014 ... Indeed, the findings suggest that the protective effect in girls may span .... the female genes have protected the brain from developing a lower ...

Do Girls Have 'Protection' from Autism? - Live Science

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Dec 23, 2015 ... There may be something protecting girls against symptom severity — a concept that's come to be known as the "female protective effect.".

Are Girls with Autism Hiding in Plain Sight? | Interactive Autism ...

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Apr 29, 2015 ... Interestingly, teachers may miss more autistic symptoms in girls than ... (She did not want their real names used to protect her daughter's ...

Female Sex May Protect Against Autism - Medscape

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Feb 20, 2013 ... Girls may require greater "etiologic load" to manifest autistic behavior than boys, new research suggests.

How girls and boys differ when it comes to autism - CNN.com

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Apr 4, 2012 ... The ratio of boys to girls in autism spectrum disorders is about 5-to-1; Clinicians who ... Something seems to protect girls from developing autism and other ... Recovery is rare, though it is true that some individuals may make ...

Baby Girls With An Autistic Sibling Pay More Attention To Social ...

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Feb 10, 2016 ... Infant girls who are at risk for developing autism pay more attention to faces ... Have Florida's initiatives against opioid abuse worked? ... Sibling Pay More Attention To Social Cues, Which May Protect Them From The Disorder.

Not Just for Boys: When Autism Spectrum Disorders Affect Girls ...

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Feb 19, 2013 ... Researchers theorized girls with high levels of autistic traits – but without ... When girls lack such protection, whatever it may be, they tend to ...

Taking Action Early May Protect Against Autism - WebMD

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Sep 9, 2014 ... Taking Action Early May Protect Against Autism ... where 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls has autism at age 8, according to the latest figures from ...

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How autism is different in girls vs. boys | Fox News

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May 8, 2013 ... Why do boys get diagnosed with autism four times as often as girls? ... showing that being female appears to provide genetic protection against autism. ... on research with boys, girls may be missed or misdiagnosed, he said.

Girls may be protected against autism, new study finds - Science ...

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Feb 19, 2013 ... A team of Boston and European scientists have found evidence for a “female protective effect” in autism that could explain why boys are at far ...

Females Are Genetically Protected from Autism - Scientific American

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Mar 10, 2014 ... “This strongly argues that females are protected from autism and developmental ... but don't explain what confers protection against autism in women. The fact that autism is difficult to diagnose in girls may mean that studies ...