Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) may increase the risk of autism in offspring, according to a recent study.
Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have difficulties processing the emotions that certain facial expressions convey.
Olga Peñagarikano and Daniele Piomelli have recently made advancements in finding out if oxytocin levels could have a positive effect on those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Health officials now estimate that as many as one in 45 children have autism.
Brain disorders that are responsible for intellectual disabilities may share a common defect despite different genetic causes, according to a recent study.
New findings published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry reveal that oxytocin, a hormone that plays a role in social bonding, may be helpful in improving emotional and behavioral issues among youth with autism.
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A new study shows that the "social" part of the brain in childern with autism is underdeveloped.
Children with autism who experience executive function impairments may benefit from "exergaming" according to a recent study conducted by researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Some people buy flowers to woo their partners. For others, it's jewelry. For mice, it's song.
New findings published in the journal Molecular Autism show that brain differences between boys and girls may help explain certain discrepancies. For instance, girls with autism display less repetitive and restrictive behaviors than boys do.