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Differences in brain wiring could explain social communication difficulties in autistic children

Differences in brain wiring could explain social communication difficulties in autistic children

Researchers discover previously unknown mechanism for how 'starvation response' is triggered

Researchers discover previously unknown mechanism for how 'starvation response' is triggered

Study reveals mechanism by which malignant cells shut down anti-cancer immune responses

Study reveals mechanism by which malignant cells shut down anti-cancer immune responses

Researchers characterize subtle differences in the brains of primates and humans

Researchers characterize subtle differences in the brains of primates and humans

Stanford Medicine scientists receive $10 million for research on sleep and autism

Stanford Medicine scientists receive $10 million for research on sleep and autism

Genetic screening before pregnancy detects the risk in 44% of couples

Genetic screening before pregnancy detects the risk in 44% of couples

Evidence COVID in pregnancy can affect offspring's neurodevelopment

Evidence COVID in pregnancy can affect offspring's neurodevelopment

Amygdala in children diagnosed with autism begins its accelerated growth during infancy

Amygdala in children diagnosed with autism begins its accelerated growth during infancy

Researchers detect differences between the brains of boys and girls with autism

Researchers detect differences between the brains of boys and girls with autism

Brain organization differs between boys and girls with autism, shows study

Brain organization differs between boys and girls with autism, shows study

Cochlear implantation provides benefits for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

Cochlear implantation provides benefits for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

Oxytocin does not appear to overcome social deficits in children with ASD, study suggests

Oxytocin does not appear to overcome social deficits in children with ASD, study suggests

Researchers discover new genetic driver of autism and other developmental disorders

Researchers discover new genetic driver of autism and other developmental disorders

New study provides important clue to understand brain disorders

New study provides important clue to understand brain disorders

Study reveals why intellectual disability risk for younger sib­lings is low

Study reveals why intellectual disability risk for younger sib­lings is low

Study reveals new clues to sex differences in autism

Study reveals new clues to sex differences in autism

Compounds in green and black tea relax blood vessels by activating ion channel proteins

Compounds in green and black tea relax blood vessels by activating ion channel proteins

Mothers of children with autism have many significantly different metabolite levels, study finds

Mothers of children with autism have many significantly different metabolite levels, study finds

Study sheds new light on the role of MLL4 gene in Kabuki syndrome

Study sheds new light on the role of MLL4 gene in Kabuki syndrome

Hybrid approach reveals details about genes involved in Meier-Gorlin syndrome

Hybrid approach reveals details about genes involved in Meier-Gorlin syndrome