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These changes may also affect the mix of bacteria present in the digestive tract.
The first transgenic mouse model of a rare and severe type of autism called Timothy Syndrome is improving the scientific understanding of autism spectrum disorder in general and may help researchers design more targeted interventions and treatments.
Texas-Based Specialty Clinic, ADD Wellness, examines the possible links between metabolic systems and symptoms of ASD's. The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) September
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital have used a novel method for analyzing brain-scan data to distinguish children with autism from typically developing children.
The risk that an infant with an older sibling with autism will also develop the disorder, previously estimated at between 3 and 10 percent, is substantially higher at approximately 19 percent, according to this study.
A new study has found that if a child has autism, the risk of a younger sibling also developing the disorder is higher than previously thought.
New research shows six-fold risk of ASD in grandchildren of acrodynia survivors SafeMinds calls on the pharmaceutical industry to remove mercury from all products, including vaccines. ATLANTA, Aug.
The biological causes of autism are still not understood.
Children and adults with social withdrawal due to Fragile X syndrome, the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability and the most common known single gene cause of autism, may benefit from an experimental drug under study by pediatric neurologists at Rush Childrenâ€™s Hospital at Rush University Medical Center.
Siblings of people with autism show a similar pattern of brain activity to that seen in people with autism when looking at emotional facial expressions.