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Praedicat Posts on Autism

Promising new autism treatment lends credence to the microbiome hypothesis

Promising new autism treatment lends credence to the microbiome hypothesis 800 400 Adam Grossman

Autism rates have risen dramatically in the United States over the last 30-40 years.  While some of this increase in autism is likely due to greater awareness and broader diagnostic…

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Carrier Management feature – ‘Underwriting by Google’ Leads to Wrong Answers on Autism Drivers

Carrier Management feature – ‘Underwriting by Google’ Leads to Wrong Answers on Autism Drivers 300 200 Yvonne Torres

As of today, there is no environmental driver of autism spectrum disorders with strong enough science to support litigation, according to research by Praedicat. But insurance underwriters still worry about…

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Minibrain technology is advancing rapidly and raising ethical concerns

Minibrain technology is advancing rapidly and raising ethical concerns 500 497 David Loughran

Scientists are growing increasingly sophisticated three-dimensional miniature brains and other organs (“organoids”) — stomachs, kidneys, livers, prostate glands, pancreases — in order to understand disease processes and formulate more effective…

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