Health officials are continually learning new and interesting facts about autism.
Could antibiotics improve the symptoms of autism? For the son of John Rodakis, it seemed to be the case.
Researchers are continuously learning about autism, a behavioral disorder that's estimated to affect about 1 in 68 children in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and about 1 in 100 children in the United Kingdom.
How trusting are you? It may depend on the circuits in your brain. Scientists have found that there are differences in brain structure depending on how trusting you are of others.
Previous studies have linked an increased risk of the behavioral health issue, Autism, to numerous environmental health conditions. However, a recent study links genetic makeup to 74 to 98 percent of cases.
There's may actually be an association between bisphenol-A (BPA) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children. Scientists have found that BPS is not metabolized well in children with ASD.
New findings published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry show that children who were abandoned via institutional care may be at an increased risk for the behavioral health problem.
As scientists work to better understand the brain in individual's with the behavioral health issue, researchers at Monash University and Deakin University have examined new theories about how autism is focused on the way in which the brain combines new information from its senses, along with prior k...
Recent findings published in The Lancet Psychiatry show how therapy that involves "therapy feedback" could potentially help prevent autism from developing in infants at risk for the behavioral issue.
Scientists have taken a closer look at synapses in the human brain and now, they may have discovered a mechanism linked to autism. They've identified a protein that, when disrupted, could lead to the development of autism.
Researchers have discovered that having a pet dog can improve the social skills of children with autism.