Autism News and Research

Latest Autism News and Research

Experts gather in the fields of childhood and adolescent mental-health problems

Experts gather in the fields of childhood and adolescent mental-health problems

Undetected autism in women manifests as anorexia nervosa

Undetected autism in women manifests as anorexia nervosa

Foxp2 gene plays an essential role in the development of social communication

Foxp2 gene plays an essential role in the development of social communication

Breakthrough in understanding of children's brain development to help parents set kids on path to emotional, intellectual health

Breakthrough in understanding of children's brain development to help parents set kids on path to emotional, intellectual health

Research suggests that children with a neuropsychiatric disease may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, and vice versa

Research suggests that children with a neuropsychiatric disease may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, and vice versa

DNA discovery may help explain disorders such as autism

DNA discovery may help explain disorders such as autism

Variations in genetic code affect social behavior

Variations in genetic code affect social behavior

Study is the first to identify involvement of chromosome 21 in developmental regression autism

Study is the first to identify involvement of chromosome 21 in developmental regression autism

Autism community knows there is no one-size-fits-all approach

Autism community knows there is no one-size-fits-all approach

Oxytocin - don't sniff it if you want to hang on to your money!

Oxytocin - don't sniff it if you want to hang on to your money!

Sarcasm the lowest form of wit demands the highest functions of the brain

Sarcasm the lowest form of wit demands the highest functions of the brain

Pregnancy factors, parental psychiatric history, and preterm delivery may be associated with the risk of autism

Pregnancy factors, parental psychiatric history, and preterm delivery may be associated with the risk of autism

Nurture as important as nature in developing ability for flexible self-control

Nurture as important as nature in developing ability for flexible self-control

Nutritional composition of a mother’s breast milk may depend not just on her diet - but on her genes

Nutritional composition of a mother’s breast milk may depend not just on her diet - but on her genes

Prenatal environmental factors and parental mental health may be associated with a risk of autism

Prenatal environmental factors and parental mental health may be associated with a risk of autism

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

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