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A new study, published by Cell Press in the April 26 issue of the journal Neuron, discovers several genes associated with autism and finds evidence for a shared genetic mechanism underlying autism and fragile X syndrome, the most common genetic cause of intellectual disability.
A new approach to investigating hard-to-find chromosomal abnormalities has identified 33 genes associated with autism and related disorders, 22 for the first time.
Easter Seals DuPage and the Fox Valley Region announces the opening of its new Autism Diagnostic Clinic.
With an alarming number of obese individuals today, a study was conducted that focuses especially on obese mothers and the risks their children could face.
A new study conducted by researchers affiliated with the UC Davis MIND Institute is proposing that women suffering from obesity during pregnancy may increase their chances of having a child with autism.
There is little argument among experts that autism spectrum disorders (ASD), complex developmental disabilities that vary widely in their severity, are caused by both genetic and environmental factors.
Researchers have turned up a new clue to the workings of a possible environmental factor in autism spectrum disorders (ASDs): fathers were four times more likely than mothers to transmit tiny, spontaneous mutations to their children with the disorders.
Roughly one-in-ten children diagnosed with severe forms of autism will shed many symptoms of the developmental disability by the time they reach their eight birthday, according to a new study by researchers at Columbia University.
Every year April is recognized as the National Autism Awareness Month, which provides a special opportunity to educate the public about autism and issues that affect people suffering from this
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