Quantcast

Latest Causes of autism Stories

Altered Gene Linked To Some Autism Behaviors
2013-02-13 09:25:54

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.

Flu May Increase Autism Risk
2012-11-12 19:30:47

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.

chromosome
2012-09-20 08:58:33

Scientists recently discovered that an investigational compound focusing on the main symptoms of fragile X syndrome is able to help treat social withdrawal.

Autism Risk Increased For Kids Of Older Dads
2012-08-23 10:20:18

Researchers from deCODE Genetics, an Icelandic firm, recently discovered that a father’s age is connected to an increased risk of autism and schizophrenia.

shutterstock_108992225
2012-08-02 22:19:05

Having a pet around may just help improve an autistic child's social skills, according to a new study published in PLoS ONE journal.

health-071812-005
2012-07-18 10:49:00

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.

2012-07-17 10:16:47

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.

Mutations In Autism Gene Increases Risk In Boys
2012-07-12 17:40:48

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).


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
Related