There are some new findings when it comes to autism. Scientists have identified a molecular network that comprises many of the genes previously shown to contribute to autism spectrum disorders.
Recent findings published in the journal Nature Communications reveal a pattern of inflammation linked to autism from increased immune responses.
Researchers have found that 33 genes may play a role in the risk of autism--a behavioral disorder that's estimated to affect 1 in 68 children.
Recent findings published in the journal Autism Research and Treatment show that children with autism are more likely to be sedentary than their peers. Researchers found that on average, they were likely to spend 50 minutes less a day involved in moderate physical activity and 70 minutes more each d...
A new study on mothers with autistic children suggests that they be less likely to take iron supplements before and during pregnancy.
The rare genetic disorder known as Jacobsen syndrome has now been linked to autism, according to recent findings published in the journal Genetics in Medicine.
Children and adults with autism can often be less social. In fact, they often display an increased tendency to engage in solitary behaviors. Now, scientists have discovered antagonistic neuron populations in a mouse's amygdala, a segment of its brain, that actually controls social behaviors.
Scientists have taken a closer look at children and adolescents with autism and have found that they actually have a surplus of synapses in their brains.
Children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to deal with gastrointestinal issues, than non-ASD children, according to recent findings published in the journal Pediatrics.
Scientists have long struggled with linking a more direct culprit to Autism--a developmental disorder that's estimated to affect close to 1.5 million Americans. Yet a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Riverside, found that certain enzymes may be connected to the ...
Scientists may have just found a genetic link to autism.
Previous studies have shown that certain repetitive behaviors seen in infancy can be early signs of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Now researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Md., have found that reduced grasping and fine motor activity among 6-month-old infants may indicate...