Scientists have now identified a specific dysfunction in neuronal circuits that is caused by autism. The scientists also report about their success in reversing these neuronal changes in mouse models.
Researchers studying interventions for adolescents and young adults with autism are reporting today that there is insufficient evidence to support findings, good or bad, for the therapies currently used.
A low dose of the sedative clonazepam alleviated autistic-like behavior in mice with a mutation that causes Dravet syndrome in humans.
A new Caltech study suggests that specific changes in an overactive immune system can indeed contribute to autism-like behaviors in mice, and that in some cases, this activation can be related to what a developing fetus experiences in the womb.
Pupil size and salivary alpha-amylase could be biological indicators for autonomic dysfunction in children with autism spectrum disorder.
UCLA researchers have combined two tools — gene expression and the use of peripheral blood — to expand scientists’ arsenal...
Antioxidant shows promise as treatment for certain features of autism, Stanford study finds A specific antioxidant supplement may be an...