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Study: Saliva Test Could Help Diagnose Children with Autism

A spit test may someday be used to help diagnose children with autism. Children with the complex neuro-developmental disorder often have trouble communicating, and a saliva test - which detects the levels of various proteins - could offer an objective way to identify youngsters with autism. Children with autism spectrum disorder have differences in protein levels, compared to those who do not have autism, and those differences may be detected in their saliva. Researchers at Clarkson...

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