11 March 2014Comments ( 0 )
Targeted training opportunities and comprehensive guidelines can help community physicians diagnose many cases of autism, say Evdokia Anagnostou and Jessica Brian.
7 March 2014Comments ( 0 )
Children who have outgrown their autism diagnosis tend to correct themselves mid-sentence and use unusual phrases when narrating stories, according to a small study published 6 February in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
4 March 2014Comments ( 0 )
Adding to the complications of autism, overweight and obese children with the disorder are prone to a host of other troubles, including depression, anxiety and sleep problems, reports a study published 2 February in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
28 February 2014Comments ( 1 )
Aripiprazole, one of two autism drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat autism symptoms, may be no more effective than a placebo after a few months.
25 February 2014Comments ( 4 )
More than 70 percent of autism studies don't record the ethnicity of their participants, and fewer than half of those that do analyze the impact of the data, reports a review published 4 February in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.