6 December 2013Comments ( 2 )
Anxiety runs in families with a history of autism, hinting that the two conditions may share a common origin, suggests a twin study published in November.
3 December 2013Comments ( 1 )
It's common for children with autism to take more than one medication to improve symptoms, despite the dearth of information about the drugs' long-term safety, according to two new studies.
29 November 2013Comments ( 2 )
A wireless radio-frequency listening device helps children with autism hear others talk, which in turn improves their social interactions and learning, reports a study published 30 October in The Journal of Pediatrics.
26 November 2013Comments ( 1 )
Women who have children who are later diagnosed with autism tend to gain more weight during pregnancy than do mothers of typically developing children, reports a study in the November issue of Pediatrics.
22 November 2013Comments ( 0 )
Teenagers with autism have a penchant for cartoons and first-person shooter video games, but for at least some of them, screen time may translate to a useful social tool, two new studies suggest.