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.
17 April 2015Comments ( 4 )
The National Institute of Mental Health is overhauling its funding strategy to emphasize the translation of advances in genomics and information technology into therapies.
14 April 2015Comments ( 37 )
Tests that play to the strengths of nonverbal children with autism reveal the true intellect of those considered ‘low-functioning.’
7 April 2015Comments ( 2 )
A blood pressure drug called bumetanide may shield the brain from the effects of severe seizures early in life.
31 March 2015Comments ( 0 )
Increasing parental age accounted for just 2.7 percent of the rise in autism prevalence between 1994 and 2001, according to a study of New York City families published 17 March in Maternal and Child Health Journal.