Autism
Scientists report evidence of immune response targeting brain cells in autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Autism spectrum disorders affect one in 59 American children by age eight. With no known quantitative biological features, autism diagnoses are currently based on expert assessments... more
Harvard University receives $20 million gift to establish new center for autism research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Autism and related disorders-a constellation of neurodevelopmental conditions affecting one in 59 children in the United States alone-;have become one of modern... more
Researchers analyze stress levels of adolescents severely affected by autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
When people become stressed, their bodies can respond by sweating. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri are monitoring how much adolescents severely affected by autism sweat in... more
Sweat monitors predict behavioral issues in teens severely affected with autism  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
When people become stressed, their bodies can respond by sweating. Now, researchers are monitoring how much adolescents severely affected by autism sweat in order to better... more
Children with autism have higher risk of developing obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A recent meta-analysis published in Obesity Reviews revealed that children with autism spectrum disorders had a 41.1% higher risk of developing obesity than matched groups of children, and on average,... more
Severe morning sickness associated with higher risk of autism  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum -- a severe form of a morning sickness -- during pregnancy were 53% more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to... more
Study shows association between severe morning sickness and autism spectrum disorder  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum -- a severe form of a morning sickness -- during pregnancy were 53% more likely to be diagnosed with autism... more
Severe vomiting in early pregnancy linked to increased autism risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study published in the American Journal of Perinatology shows a 53% increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in children born to women who had excessively severe... more
Metals in Baby Teeth Could Help Reveal What Causes Autism, ADHD  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Traces of metal in baby teeth point to distinct differences between children with and without neurodevelopmental disorders. more
Full-body interaction video games enhance social skills in children with autism disorders  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Communicating with others is one of the biggest difficulties for autistic children. Asking for help, initiating social interaction and sharing their emotions become skills... more
First large-scale study of universal screening for autism raises questions about accuracy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In the first large, real-world study of universal screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in toddlers, researchers have found that the most widely used... more
Large-scale Autism study reveals inaccuracies in screening tests  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A study has revealed that the most common screening tool used to detect autism among toddlers could be less than accurate. more
Study: Universal screening tool for autism is less accurate than shown in previous studies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In the first large, real-world study of universal screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in toddlers, researchers at Children's Hospital... more
Mount Sinai researchers identify elemental signatures in baby teeth unique to ADHD and autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Mount Sinai researchers have identified elemental signatures in baby teeth that are unique to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and... more
Metabolite may predict cancer versus autism risk in PTEN patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a new study published in American Journal of Human Genetics, a team of researchers led by Charis Eng, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Cleveland Clinic's Genomic Medicine Institute,... more
New technique can rapidly image synaptic proteins at high resolution  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Our brains contain millions of synapses -- the connections that transmit messages from neuron to neuron. Within these synapses are hundreds of different proteins, and dysfunction of these... more
Technique can image individual proteins within synapses  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Rapid imaging method could help reveal how conditions such as autism affect brain cells. more
Technique can image individual proteins within synapses  MIT · 3 weeks
Rapid imaging method could help reveal how conditions such as autism affect brain cells. more
What to know about alexithymia  MNT · 3 weeks
Alexithymia is where a person has trouble recognizing and describing their emotions. Here, we give an overview of alexithymia and its links with mental health conditions and autism. more
Medical News Today: What to know about alexithymia  MNT · 3 weeks
Alexithymia is where a person has trouble recognizing and describing their emotions. Here, we give an overview of alexithymia and its links with mental health conditions and autism. more
[Editors' Choice] Enhancing early detection of autism  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Electroencephalography might help to predict autism development in infants. more
Disruptive variants of CSDE1 associate with autism and interfere with neuronal development and synaptic transmission  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
RNA binding proteins are key players in posttranscriptional regulation and have been implicated in neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders.... more
Perturbed genes regulating white blood cells related to ASD genetics and symptom severity  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine say they are getting closer to identifying the mechanisms of autism spectrum... more
Autism may be caused by 'peturbed' gene network, say scientists  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Discovering the mechanisms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is closer than ever, claim researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. more
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