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Study may explain how infections reduce autism symptoms

December 18, 2019

Study may explain how infections reduce autism symptoms

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Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

For many years, some parents have noticed that their autistic children’s behavioral symptoms diminished when they had a fever. This phenomenon has been documented in at least two large-scale studies over the past 15 years, but it was unclear why fever would have such an effect.

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