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 Autistic children show significant IQ increases between the ages of 12 to 23 yearsAutistic children show significant IQ increases between the ages of 12 to 23 years
 
Individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face a lifelong challenge characterized by qualitative impairments in both communication and social interaction.
 
   Researchers identify genes associated with autism spectrum disorderResearchers identify genes associated with autism spectrum disorder
 
The lack of some genes in the BEC/TCEAL cluster could be related to some alterations associated with the autism spectrum disorder, according to a preclinical study published in the journal Genome Biology, and led by Professor Jordi Garcia Fernàndez, from the Faculty of Biology and the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (IBUB), and researcher Jaime Carvajal, from the Andalusian Centre for Developmental Biology - University...
 
   Researchers develop new tool to study genes associated with autism spectrum disorderResearchers develop new tool to study genes associated with autism spectrum disorder
 
Researchers have developed technology to analyze the function of different types of genes found in many types of cells in a living organism, at the same time.
 
 Studies provide clues about possible types of autism linked to brain structure
 
Studies provide clues about possible types of autism linked to brain structureTwo groundbreaking studies at the UC Davis MIND Institute provide clues about possible types of autism linked to brain structure, including size and white matter growth.
 
 
 Hearing test could help identify newborns with autism
 
Hearing test could help identify newborns with autismFor years, researchers have known through numerous studies that hearing and other sensory systems of adults and children who have autism differ from children or adults without autism.
 
 
 Vanderbilt researcher proposes an explanatory paradigm for the cause of autism
 
Vanderbilt researcher proposes an explanatory paradigm for the cause of autismA unifying explanation of the cause of autism and the reason for its rising prevalence has eluded scientists for decades, but a theoretical model published in the journal Medical Hypotheses describes the cause as a combination of socially valued traits, common in autism, and any number of co-occurring disabilities.
 
 
 Increased hydroxyproline levels may be associated with joint hypermobility in autistic children
 
Increased hydroxyproline levels may be associated with joint hypermobility in autistic childrenA team of researchers found out that children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) have increased levels of the amino acid hydroxyproline.