Autism News and Research

Latest Autism News and Research

Miserable mumps makes a comeback

Miserable mumps makes a comeback

No link between MMR jab and Crohn's disease

No link between MMR jab and Crohn's disease

Blood tests show autistic children have abnormal immune-system responses

Blood tests show autistic children have abnormal immune-system responses

Fear stops some parents vaccinating their children

Fear stops some parents vaccinating their children

Specific behaviors seen in infants can predict autism, new research shows

Specific behaviors seen in infants can predict autism, new research shows

Lower vaccination rates put children at risk

Lower vaccination rates put children at risk

Clues about the causes of dementia in Huntington's disease

Clues about the causes of dementia in Huntington's disease

Promise of effective treatment for autism and other developmental disorders at a far lower cost

Promise of effective treatment for autism and other developmental disorders at a far lower cost

Make room for daddy, say University of Florida autism experts

Make room for daddy, say University of Florida autism experts

Some people with autism and large heads may have an increased risk of cancer

Some people with autism and large heads may have an increased risk of cancer

Autistic children found to have abnormal metabolic profile

Autistic children found to have abnormal metabolic profile

Children with autism have a severely abnormal metabolic profile

Children with autism have a severely abnormal metabolic profile

Clinical study of mirror neurons provides insights into autism and other disorders

Clinical study of mirror neurons provides insights into autism and other disorders

Openness and communication between experts and the public is key to winning the war over MMR

Openness and communication between experts and the public is key to winning the war over MMR

Autistic children shy from eye contact because they perceive even the most familiar face as an uncomfortable threat

Autistic children shy from eye contact because they perceive even the most familiar face as an uncomfortable threat

Autism and MMR, no link found

Autism and MMR, no link found

New technologies may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of disorders such as autism

New technologies may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of disorders such as autism

As little as one drink per week may harm your baby

As little as one drink per week may harm your baby

New findings challenge one of the established views of how nerve cells communicate with one another

New findings challenge one of the established views of how nerve cells communicate with one another

Diary kept by a mother of twins has revealed indicators of autistic behaviour in children

Diary kept by a mother of twins has revealed indicators of autistic behaviour in children