Latest Causes of autism Stories
A gene-sequencing study of children with autism, described in an advance online publication in Nature Genetics on 15 May, offers a sneak peek at a technique which, combined with other approaches, may explain 40 to 50 percent of the genetic causes of the disorder within just a few years, proposes the study's lead investigator.
Much about autism is unknown, but researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are working to learn more about the neurodevelopmental disorder and its most effective treatments.
National Autism Association Calls for Immediate Congressional and Scientific Investigation Into Autism-Vaccine Link NIXA, Mo., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite numerous studies cited repeatedly by federal officials as proof that vaccines do not cause autism, a new study released today in the Pace Environmental Law Review revealed that over the last two decades, the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP) has been quietly compensating dozens of vaccine injury cases...
Government program has been quietly paying awards to vaccine-injured children with autism for two decades but continues to deny vaccine-autism link. SafeMinds calls for immediate Congressional investigations.
American, Canadian, and Korean Research by George Washington University and Yale University Reveals Autism Prevalence May be Higher Than Current Estimates WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Autism may be more common worldwide than previously thought, according to researchers from the George Washington University (GW) and Yale University.
An examination of the birth records of the more than 7million children born in the state of California during the 1990s and early 2000s has found a clear link between the month in which a child is conceived and the risk of that child later receiving a diagnosis of autism.
University of Leicester researchers present further evidence from first ever general population survey of autism in adulthood.
In 2005, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that 2-year-old children with autism have brains up to 10 percent larger than children of the same age without autism.
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SynapDx Corporation announced today that is has obtained an exclusive world-wide license to technology from Children's Hospital Boston to accelerate the Company's development of blood-based tests to enable the early detection of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and NIH Build Pool of Volunteers for Autism Studies - PHILADELPHIA, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families of children with autism want advances in treatment; scientists researching autism want more families to participate in studies.
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