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A study by researchers at UC Davis has found that pregnant women with a particular gene variation are more likely to produce autoantibodies to the brains of their developing fetuses and that the children of these mothers are at greater risk of later being diagnosed with autism.
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing researchers have found a link between low birth weight and children diagnosed with autism.
People with autism process information in unusual ways and often have difficulties in their social interactions in everyday life.
Autism is one of the most common genetic alterations, caused by a deletion of the 27-gene cluster on chromosome 16.
Models of autism show that gene copy number controls brain structure and behavior
Mice with a single defective gene are showing striking parallels to humans with autism. According to a study published in the September 30th issue of Cell, a Cell Press publication, the mouse model offers several promising discoveries.
Eagles owners commit to furthering cutting-edge autism research in their backyard Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 Christina Weiss Lurie and
Research supported by the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN), demonstrating that symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity worsen quality of life for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), was presented today at the Society for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Researchers Parul Vora, M.D., developmental-behavioral pediatric fellowat Nationwide Children's and Darryn Sikora, Ph.D., Director of the Autism Program at Oregon...
Defining sociodemographic risk factors may give clues to causes of autism spectrum disorders.
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