Autism
Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. Now researchers have identified a possible biological cause: a... more
Disruptive behaviors in autistic children linked to reduced brain connectivity  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. more
Study resolves sex differences in psychiatric illness risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Male and female rats whose mother experienced a simulated viral infection during pregnancy display autism- and schizophrenia-like behaviors, according to a new follow-up study published in eNeuro. more
Why have autism rates 'exploded' in New Jersey?  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Researchers at Rutgers University have revealed that pre-schoolers in New Jersey have the highest rates of autism ever recorded in the US. more
Autism rate rises 43 percent in New Jersey, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which uses research by Rutgers University, shows a significant increase in the percentage of 4-year-old children with... more
'Mindreading' neurons simulate decisions of social partners  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have identified special types of brain cells that may allow us to simulate the decision-making processes of others, thereby reconstructing their state of mind and predicting their intentions. Dysfunction in these 'simulation neurons'... more
Medical News Today: Researchers look at the link between gut bacteria and autism  MNT · 1 week
New research looks at the effects of poor bacterial diversity in the gut in autism, suggesting a new treatment for gastrointestinal problems. more
Researchers look at the link between gut bacteria and autism  MNT · 1 week
New research looks at the effects of poor bacterial diversity in the gut in autism, suggesting a new treatment for gastrointestinal problems. more
Improved gut diversity causes 50% reduction in autism symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Changing the microbial environment in the gut in autistic children could substantially reduce the severity of the symptoms they experience, according to new research. more
Protein pileup affects social behaviors through altered brain signaling  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have discovered that when a normal cellular cleanup process is disrupted, mice start behaving in ways that resemble human symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and schizophrenia. They found... more
Autism symptoms reduced nearly 50 percent two years after fecal transplant  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a new study, researchers demonstrate long-term beneficial effects for children diagnosed with ASD through a revolutionary fecal transplant technique known as microbiota transfer therapy (MTT). more
Arizona woman charged with killing 2 autistic grandchildren  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Court documents show a Tucson woman told authorities she shot her twin autistic grandsons before she tried kill herself more
Autism enhances characteristics that help at home and at work, experts find  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Autism enhances characteristics such as loyalty and focus which help those with the condition at work and in their relationships with others, experts have... more
French govt outlines measures to improve autism care  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The French government outlined measures to ensure early diagnostic of young children with autism and help them going to school more
Temporal recalibration: Helping individuals shift perception of time  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Playing games in virtual reality (VR) could be a key tool in treating people with neurological conditions such as autism, schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease. The technology, according to a recent study, could... more
Virtual reality could be used to treat people with neurological disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Playing games in virtual reality (VR) could be a key tool in treating people with neurological disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease. more
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