23 January 2015Comments ( 1 )
Many toddlers with autism display so few abnormal behaviors during short doctor visits that they may evade the diagnostic eye of even expert clinicians.
20 January 2015Comments ( 1 )
Researchers increasingly use mice to investigate the role of gut microbes in autism and other conditions, but there are significant anatomical and other differences between mice and men, cautions a new review.
16 January 2015Comments ( 1 )
The U.S. government is expanding its autism monitoring program to better understand the rising prevalence of the disorder, particularly in light of controversial changes to autism’s diagnostic criteria.
13 January 2015Comments ( 3 )
A set of small molecules in the blood can distinguish people with autism from controls with 81 percent accuracy, claims a biotech firm, but the test faces a long and difficult road to clinical use.
9 January 2015Comments ( 3 )
Even small movements of the head during magnetic resonance imaging can lead to spurious measurements of brain structures, according to a new study.