The Reward System and Autism
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  October 12, 2018  
  Autism  
  The latest autism news from News Medical  
 The Reward System and AutismThe Reward System and Autism
 
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of neurodevelopmental disorders which affect an individual’s ability to communicate and socially interact with others.
 
   Collaborative music lessons can improve attitudes of pupils towards autistic peersCollaborative music lessons can improve attitudes of pupils towards autistic peers
 
Collaborative music lessons in schools improve the attitudes of pupils towards their peers with autism, a new study in the journal Autism reports.
 
   New research confirms link between DDT exposure and autismNew research confirms link between DDT exposure and autism
 
The results of a national birth cohort study published today provide biomarker evidence that DDT increases the risk of autism.
 
 Children with autism have highest frequency of rapid weight gain in first six months of life
 
Children with autism have highest frequency of rapid weight gain in first six months of lifeChildhood obesity is a serious public health concern that can have a profound impact on children's health and well-being.
 
 
 Autism biomarker may aid early diagnoses
 
Autism biomarker may aid early diagnosesA newly discovered group of blood metabolites could act as a biomarker to accelerate the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.
 
 
 Elevated cerebrospinal fluid levels linked with autism diagnosis, third study confirms
 
Elevated cerebrospinal fluid levels linked with autism diagnosis, third study confirmsResearchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute and the University of North Carolina have shown for the third time that an increased amount of extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid is associated with the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in young children.
 
 
 Recent study helps predict probability of pregnant mothers to have child with autism
 
Recent study helps predict probability of pregnant mothers to have child with autismResearchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute--led by Juergen Hahn, professor and head of biomedical engineering--are continuing to make remarkable progress with their research focused on autism spectrum disorder.
 
 
 New study aims to identify babies at higher risk of autism and ADHD
 
New study aims to identify babies at higher risk of autism and ADHDLondon researchers are set to start a three year study aiming to identify babies at higher than average risk of autism spectrum conditions and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
 
 
 Study suggests novel approach to treating adults with autism spectrum disorder
 
Study suggests novel approach to treating adults with autism spectrum disorderA team of scientists at Florida Atlantic University has uncovered a brain-signaling pathway that can be pharmacologically manipulated in genetically engineered mice to reverse an autism-related pathway.