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Neuroimaging identifies markers in premature babies who later develop autism.


In the late diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a risk factor that has been repeatedly identified is a low birth weight or low gestational age at the time of birth. The odds of a child less than 3 years of age being diagnosed with ASD are greater for infants born preterm, before 37 gestational weeks, or with a low

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