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Autism Diagnosed with a Fifteen Minute Brain Scan

kkleiner (1468647) writes | more than 3 years ago

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kkleiner (1468647) writes "A new technique developed at King’s College London uses a fifteen minute MRI scan to diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The scan is used to analyze the structure of grey matter in the brain, and tests have shown that it can identify individuals already diagnosed with autism with 90% accuracy. The research could change the way that autism is diagnosed – including screening children for the disorder at a young age."
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