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Some conditions tend to accompany autism in pairs

by  /  12 September 2018

Children with autism are more likely to have both sleep problems and constipation than would be expected based on the prevalence of each of those conditions.

Numerous health problems burden young adults with autism

by  /  14 June 2018

Young people with autism have more psychiatric and medical conditions than do their typical peers or those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Children with autism bear brunt of antipsychotic drugs

by  /  18 April 2018

Children with autism are more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medications earlier and for longer periods than are their typical peers.

Autism in fragile X syndrome tied to seizures, sleep problems

by  /  25 October 2017

In people with fragile X syndrome, autism is often accompanied by seizures, trouble falling or staying asleep and anxiety.

Studies spotlight role of medicines, hospitals in autism

by  /  3 August 2017

People with autism who have a mood disorder or sleep problems are more likely to be admitted to inpatient psychiatric units than those who do not have one of these other conditions.

Medley of medical problems may precede autism features

by  /  21 June 2017

Children with autism are more likely than their neurotypical peers to have any of a host of medical conditions.

Children with autism may forego behavioral therapy for meds

by  /  10 April 2017

Many children with autism who take antipsychotic medications do not receive behavioral therapy.

The twenty-something free fall

by  /  29 March 2017

Young adults with autism face many new expectations and challenges — with none of the support that is available during high school.

New autism diagnoses shifting toward mild end of spectrum

by  /  2 February 2017

Although the number of people diagnosed with autism is on the rise, the proportion with severe features has dropped since 2000.

Despite setbacks, fragile X drugs file into clinical trials

by  /  30 November 2016

Our infographic displays efforts to develop treatments for fragile X syndrome. So far, none of them have passed muster in clinical trials.