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The causes of autism are currently not known, but significant numbers of studies are underway with a view to learning how it develops. Researchers have identified several genes that appear to have connections to ASD. Sometimes, these genes arise from spontaneously mutate. In other cases, people may inherit them. In studies of twins, autism often…

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The exact cause of Guillain-Barre syndrome isn’t known. The disorder usually appears days or weeks after a respiratory or digestive tract infection. Rarely, recent surgery or immunization can trigger Guillain-Barre syndrome. Recently, there have been a few cases reported following infection with the Zika virus. In Guillain-Barre syndrome, your immune system — which usually attacks…

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West Nile is a virus most commonly spread to people by mosquito bites. About 1 in 5 people who are infected develop a fever and other symptoms. About 1 out of 150 infected people develop a serious, sometimes fatal, illness.Looking at the severity that may arouse out of the virus it has become very important…

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