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News & Views: The autism-GI link: Inflammatory bowel disease found more prevalent in ASD patients
Posted on August 6, 2015 by Katherine Malanson | Categories: ND Final Project, Neurological Disorders | | Add comment |


Reports from parents and a growing number of studies over the past 10 to 15 years suggest that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially more severe ASD, are prone to gastrointestinal disorders. In a new study in the journal Inflammatory Bowel Disease, researchers crunched three large databases to create what they believe is the largest study to date of the link between autism spectrum disorder and inflammatory bowel disease.

Read more at ChildrensHospital.org.