14 April 2015Comments ( 3 )
Understanding how oxytocin works in the brain will help researchers cut through the hype surrounding the infamous ‘love hormone’ and translate it into a treatment for autism, says Larry Young.
30 March 2015Comments ( 0 )
Treatments for fragile X syndrome may be more successful if they block direct targets of the key missing protein, says Eric Klann.
3 March 2015Comments ( 5 )
Understanding why some children appear to outgrow their autism diagnosis may provide clues about the biology of the disorder but shouldn’t dictate treatment decisions, says Deborah Fein.
17 February 2015Comments ( 3 )
Drugs designed to treat fragile X syndrome have yet to show substantial benefits in people. But rather than abandon them, child neurologist Elizabeth Berry-Kravis suggests a new way to measure their effectiveness.
20 January 2015Comments ( 5 )
Existing autism therapies do little to lower the lifetime costs of having the disorder, so clinicians should consider more efficient and inexpensive alternatives, says David Mandell.