16 May 2015Comments ( 10 )
Adults with autism are at an increased risk for diabetes, depression and a number of other health problems, suggests a large survey of electronic health records.
14 May 2015Comments ( 0 )
Women who have unusual patterns of chemical tags on their DNA during pregnancy may give birth to children who develop autism symptoms. The preliminary results are being presented today at the 2015 International Meeting for Autism Research in Salt Lake City, Utah.
11 May 2015Comments ( 4 )
The new diagnosis for intellectual disability emphasizes what children with the disorder can do rather than what they cannot. Some researchers are arguing for a similar ‘ability framework’ for autism.
8 May 2015Comments ( 0 )
Fixing the gene that’s faulty in Angelman syndrome ameliorates anxiety and motor deficits in a mouse model of the disorder, but only if done early in life.
7 May 2015Comments ( 4 )
With billions of dollars in hand, a novel initiative is funding projects that involve people with disorders and their caregivers from the outset.