Autism News and Research

Latest Autism News and Research

Merck may have known the overuse of mercury in their vaccines posed a dangerous health threat to children

Merck may have known the overuse of mercury in their vaccines posed a dangerous health threat to children

Research confirms how early-life events shape later physiology

Research confirms how early-life events shape later physiology

Asthma or allergies in an expectant mother may increase the likelihood that her child will exhibit symptoms of autism

Asthma or allergies in an expectant mother may increase the likelihood that her child will exhibit symptoms of autism

Clues to autism's neural basis

Clues to autism's neural basis

People with autism may perform unusually well on some tests of visual processing

People with autism may perform unusually well on some tests of visual processing

Studying monkeys social judgments could provide clues to autism

Studying monkeys social judgments could provide clues to autism

Beneficial effects of essential fatty acids in children with autism and Asperger's syndrome

Beneficial effects of essential fatty acids in children with autism and Asperger's syndrome

Scientists reveal how we recognise the look of fear

Scientists reveal how we recognise the look of fear

No link between immunizations and autism

No link between immunizations and autism

Newly discovered genetic defect might represent an important risk factor for major depression

Newly discovered genetic defect might represent an important risk factor for major depression

Autism results from failure of brain areas to work together

Autism results from failure of brain areas to work together

New class of drugs to repair psychiatric disorders

New class of drugs to repair psychiatric disorders

Brain inflammation is a sign of autism

Brain inflammation is a sign of autism

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Innovative help for parents of autistic children

Innovative help for parents of autistic children

Brain imaging study shows brain differences between autistic boys with language impairment and those with normal language development

Brain imaging study shows brain differences between autistic boys with language impairment and those with normal language development

Detention of a man with autism was a breach of his human rights

Detention of a man with autism was a breach of his human rights

Autism decision is turning point for autistic children in Northern Ireland

Autism decision is turning point for autistic children in Northern Ireland

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome

Should medical knowledge be extended to enhance the lives of those who are already healthy?

Should medical knowledge be extended to enhance the lives of those who are already healthy?