Autism diagnosis questioned in Canadian-led review

Autism diagnosis questioned in Canadian-led review

The autism diagnosis has become so broad that it prevents a better understanding of how the autistic brain works, a Canadian researcher and psychiatrist says. In a meta-analysis published in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers in Quebec and Denmark  analyzed 11 previous major reviews on people with autism and people in the rest of the population. Laurent Mottron, a […]

Support pours in for Selma Blair after she shares MS diagnosis

Support pours in for Selma Blair after she shares MS diagnosis

Stars and fans are offering support for actress Selma Blair, who says she’s dealing with multiple sclerosis. Blair, 46, made the announcement in an Instagram post Saturday. She says she was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease — which affects the central nervous system — in August, but believes she’s been exhibiting symptoms for years before. ‘I will do my […]