Autism News and Research

Latest Autism News and Research

New information regarding the genetic, cellular and neurological bases of susceptibility to autism and schizophrenia

New information regarding the genetic, cellular and neurological bases of susceptibility to autism and schizophrenia

Brain abnormalities in people who habitually lie

Brain abnormalities in people who habitually lie

HOXA1 is a gene that's been looking for a disorder for a long time

HOXA1 is a gene that's been looking for a disorder for a long time

Teenage drug use can lead to adult addiction and heart attack

Teenage drug use can lead to adult addiction and heart attack

5-year-old British autistic boy dies after alternative therapy in U.S.

5-year-old British autistic boy dies after alternative therapy in U.S.

Protein snapin has potential as a drug target in therapies aimed at learning and memory disorders

Protein snapin has potential as a drug target in therapies aimed at learning and memory disorders

Family-based treatments are effective for substance abuse

Family-based treatments are effective for substance abuse

First evidence that complex genetic interactions account for autism risk

First evidence that complex genetic interactions account for autism risk

Steady upward climb in child vaccinations

Steady upward climb in child vaccinations

Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome difficult to diagnose

Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome difficult to diagnose

Multiple rare mutations within a single gene may increase risk for autism

Multiple rare mutations within a single gene may increase risk for autism

Debate on autism link to vaccines fired up again

Debate on autism link to vaccines fired up again

Intestinal hormone secretin should not be used to treat autism

Intestinal hormone secretin should not be used to treat autism

Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Two regions of the human genome that appear to explain variation in IQ

Two regions of the human genome that appear to explain variation in IQ

1 in 166 children under age 10 are affected by autism

1 in 166 children under age 10 are affected by autism

Parental attitudes to MMR revealed

Parental attitudes to MMR revealed

Variations in the gene for protein kinase C beta 1 (PRKCB1) strongly associated with autism

Variations in the gene for protein kinase C beta 1 (PRKCB1) strongly associated with autism

New tool to help healthcare professionals treat children with autism

New tool to help healthcare professionals treat children with autism

Antipsychotic drug risperidone effective in treating autistic children

Antipsychotic drug risperidone effective in treating autistic children

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.