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24 April 2015Comments ( 2 )
Children born to women who develop diabetes during the first or second trimester of pregnancy increase their risk of autism by 42 percent.
24 April 2015Comments ( 0 )
Newt Gingrich wants to double spending on medical research, and Chinese researchers highlight the hazards of editing human genomes.
23 April 2015Comments ( 3 )
Signals that relay sensations from nerves to the brain are abnormally strong in people with autism, a finding that may explain why some people with the disorder are overly sensitive to light, sound and touch.
22 April 2015Comments ( 0 )
A new method for labeling cell lines and checking their quality could improve the validity of study results.
21 April 2015Comments ( 2 )
Trials to test drugs for autism suffer from subjective measurements and placebo effects. Helen Tager-Flusberg outlines how to ferret out the true effects of potential autism therapies.