According to researchers, an experimental drug extends lifespan in male mice and ameliorates a number of behavioral symptoms of Rett syndrome in female mice, signifying the disorder may be reversible.
A new study reports the rise in autism diagnosis across the US is due, in part, to the reclassification of other intellectual disabilities which often co-occur with autism.
A new study claims researchers have identified a new cause for some cases of autism and other intellectual disabilities.
A new stem cell study could help predict autism and could lead to new drug targets for ASD.
Researcher discover how mutations in a specific autism risk gene alter the course of early brain development.
A new study reports researchers have discovered a link between autism and genetic changes in some segments of DNA responsible for switching on genes in the brain.
Researchers report children with autism who are overly sensitive to sensory stimulation show different brain reactions to those with autism who don't respond so severely.
A new study implies boys may be overrepresented as autistic based on normal sex differences.
Researchers report that low glycemic index diets appear to reduce symptoms of autism in mouse models.
Pets could prove to be a helpful addition to treatment programs designed to help children with Autism to improve their social skills, a new study reports.
Another study debunks the myth that there is a link between the MMR vaccine and children developing autism.
A new study reports epigenetic tags on the DNA of paternal sperm is linked to autism symptoms in their offspring.