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A recent study has found that autism is linked to pollution in the environment and may be triggered by harmful toxins.
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Children who gesture with their hands during a math lesson gain a better understanding of the problems being taught, according to a new study by the University of Chicago's Department of Psychology.
MBA student Cho Wei Hao will work in the finance industry in New York after he graduates in June.
In September 1958, a future columnist, then 17, was unpacking as a college freshman when upperclassmen hired by tobacco companies knocked on his dormitory door, distributing free mini-packs of cigarettes.
Many scientists are of the opinion that genetic and environmental factors are the underlying causes of autism spectrum disorder .
A new study offers strong evidence that environmental toxins play a role in the disorder.
According to a study from University of Chicago researchers, older couples rely on a husband's health and attitude when it comes to being happy.
A survey conducted by researchers from the University of Chicago's Program on Medicine and Religion delves into the relationship between attitudes toward organ donation and the Islamic faith.
A new analysis showed Arizona's child welfare system has seen a greater caseload increase than all but one state in the 10 years ending in 2012.
Researchers from the University of Chicago have found that rates of autism and intellectually disability in the US correlate with incidence of genital malformation in newborn males at county level - an indicator of fetus exposure to harmful environmental factors, such as pesticides.
The year 2011 was, for me, one of celebration. I finished a Ph.D. in history at the University of Chicago, with a dissertation on the Congress for Cultural Freedom and the cultural Cold War in Latin America.
A large U.S. study suggests environmental pollution might be contributing to autism risk, although the specific culprit toxins remain unknown.
The study compared siblings and found children born when their father was 45 or older were more likely to be bipolar, have ADHD and other issues.
An analysis of 100 million US medical records reveals that autism and intellectual disability rates are correlated at the county level with incidence of genital malformations in newborn males, an indicator of possible congenital exposure to harmful environmental factors such as pesticides.
The employment numbers are echoed year after year: Women are disportionately missing from STEM industries and careers.
At the University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital and other hospitals around the country, strangers offer a simple yet powerful service for newborns too tiny or sick to go home.