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New Research In Diagnosing Autism

Researchers may be one step closer to diagnosing autism with a brain scan.  Using an MRI, doctors discovered certain areas of the brain where the left and right hemispheres don't communicate with each other.  The areas are associated with attention, facial recognition and social functioning, which are skills people with autism struggle with.  Scientist are launching larger studies to verify the results.

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