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Scientists Are Just Starting to Understand Autistic Adults’ Unique Health Needs

Using a machine learning algorithm to analyse health records of individuals with autism, researchers have been able to identify both increased and decreased health risks associated with ASD. The study reports autistic adults have increased risk of developing hypothyroidism, cardiovascular disease and other neurological issues. By contrast, those with ASD are at decreased risk of alcohol abuse, hypertension and metastatic cancers.... Read More...
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Eurovision Song Contest Associated With Increase in Life Satisfaction

According to researchers, success in big events can help boost a nation's health and wellbeing. The study, which looked at data from people whose countries participate in the Eurovision song contest, found people were 4% more likely to be satisfied with their lives with every ten place increase on the final score board. Additionally, finishing near the bottom was linked to a 13% increase in life satisfaction compared to people whose countries did not participate in the contest at all.... Read More...