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Impaired social function is a cardinal symptom of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
A UT Dallas professor is studying the differences between the social impairments found in autism and schizophrenia to help develop better treatments for people with both disorders.
A major register study from Karolinska Institutet shows that children born to certain groups of immigrants had an increased risk of developing autism with intellectual disability.
Brain changes in infants as young as six months of age suggest that MRIs could be used to detect autism in children at least half a year before the emergence of other symptoms.
The changes in brain development that underlie autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be detectable in children as young as 6 months.
A new study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found significant differences in brain development starting at age 6 months in high-risk infants who later develop autism, compared to high-risk infants who did not develop autism.
A recent study finds no statistically significant correlation between urinary mercury levels and autism.
One in every 110 people are diagnosed with autism. The behavior characteristics of autism start to emerge over the first few years of life.
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