Latest Causes of autism Stories
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a genetic mutation that may underlie common behaviors seen in some people with autism, such as difficulty communicating and resistance to change.
Contracting the flu while pregnant could lead to a higher risk of that child having autism, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics.
Scientists recently discovered that an investigational compound focusing on the main symptoms of fragile X syndrome is able to help treat social withdrawal.
Researchers from deCODE Genetics, an Icelandic firm, recently discovered that a father’s age is connected to an increased risk of autism and schizophrenia.
Having a pet around may just help improve an autistic child's social skills, according to a new study published in PLoS ONE journal.
Researchers at Caltech recently unveiled findings from a new study which showed that certain changes in an overactive immune system of mice could cause behaviors similar to those found with autism.
While the causes of autism continue to be debated and bandied about, real families who have children with autism spectrum disorders are left to struggle with expensive health care needs.
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified five rare mutations in a single gene that appear to increase the chances that a boy will develop an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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