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27 June 2014Comments ( 0 )
Parents who have a child with autism often decide not to have any more children, according to a study published last week in JAMA Psychiatry.
27 June 2014Comments ( 3 )
Nearly 40 percent of people with Down syndrome also meet the criteria for an autism spectrum disorder, suggests a U.K. study of nearly 500 children, published in Autism Research.
26 June 2014Comments ( 0 )
Deletion or duplication of a stretch of chromosome 16, a risk factor for autism, affects the expression of genes well beyond the region itself, according to a study published 5 June in the American Journal of Human Genetics.
25 June 2014Comments ( 0 )
A fine, inhaled mist may be the most effective way to deliver oxytocin — a hormone involved in social bonding — to the brain, reports a study on monkeys published 3 March in Psychoneuroendocrinology.
24 June 2014Comments ( 0 )
The number of people in a study, the proportion of male and female participants, and many other factors can affect research on sex differences in autism, says Thomas Frazier.