28 August 2015Comments ( 0 )
Children with autism who have low brain levels of vasopressin have trouble understanding others people’s thoughts. The findings suggest that boosting the hormone’s levels could improve social functioning in some children with autism.
27 August 2015Comments ( 0 )
Translating autism interventions for different cultures is a tricky task. One success story is the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills, which has reached at least 20 countries in a dozen languages.
24 August 2015Comments ( 2 )
Most men with autism have other psychiatric disorders such as depression, finds a study of 50 men diagnosed with the disorder more than 20 years ago. The findings highlight the range of challenges for adults with autism, many of whom lack the help they need.
21 August 2015Comments ( 0 )
Duplication or deletion of a region on chromosome 7 leads to widespread changes in chemical marks that direct expression across the genome.
20 August 2015Comments ( 14 )
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the leading manufacturer of the widely used autism drug risperidone, omitted data on the drug’s side effects from a 2003 study, according to evidence presented during a lawsuit against the company.