The first signs of autism may be visible as early as the first month of a child's life, according to a study published Nov. 6 in the scientific journal Nature, CNN Health reports. Researchers followed 110 children from birth to age 3, at which point a diagnosis of autism was ascertained. Fifty-nine babies were considered "high risk" for developing an autism spectrum disorder because they had siblings with autism; 51 were considered "low risk" because they did not have first-, second- or third-degree relatives with ASD.
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8: Tabata intervals can be incorporated into riding a bike, running, using your body weight, doing plyometrics and strength training. A Tabata interval consists of eight cycles of 20-second all-out effort, followed by 10 seconds of recovery. This cycle takes roughly four minutes. Start with a one-minute functional warm-up; do two Tabata intervals in a row and end with a one-minute cool down.
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Hemophilia is a rare type of bleeding disorder that causes the blood to take a long time to clot as a result of a deficiency in one of several blood clotting factors. According to the World Federation of Hemophilia, approximately one in 50,000 people globally are born with hemophilia B, including approximately 4,110 people in the United States.