3 August 2015Comments ( 0 )
DNA sequences called enhancers — which boost the expression of genes from within or outside them — are enriched for genetic variants linked to autism, suggests a new study. The finding may help researchers understand how variants outside genes contribute to autism.
31 July 2015Comments ( 0 )
A region of the brain involved in interpreting social cues is unusually smooth in boys and men with autism, but normal in girls and women with the disorder.
30 July 2015Comments ( 0 )
Researchers have reconstructed in spectacular detail all of the complex circuits in a small piece of the mouse brain. They revealed the sublime images today in Cell.
28 July 2015Comments ( 1 )
A training regimen that improves reading comprehension also boosts connectivity in language areas of the brains of children with autism.
27 July 2015Comments ( 8 )
Girls with autism are nearly three times as likely as boys with the disorder to have severe epilepsy that responds poorly to medication. The findings add a twist to one of the biggest conundrums in autism: its 4-to-1 ratio of boys to girls.