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A University of California study finds kids with autism are up to 8 times more likely to have stomach problems.

Researchers say these children are often sensitive to food and can regularly suffer from upset stomach, constipation and diarrhea.

Doctors aren't sure why there is a link but believe decreasing gastro-intestinal problems in autistic children may decrease behavioral problems.

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German researchers say education may play a role in what kinds of food adults eat.

The new study finds people with lower levels of education are more likely to choose unhealthy foods that contain high levels of sugar and fat.

They're also less likely to eat fruits and vegetables.

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And speaking a second language may help delay dementia.

Researchers in India looked at hundreds of people with the disease.

They found onset of the disease was delayed four and a half years in people who spoke two languages.

Doctors say certain parts of the brain are more developed in bilingual people and that may protect against dementia.

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