Depression is more than three times as common among adults with autism as it is in the general population.
Telling coworkers you are autistic can bring acceptance, but it may also hinder advancement.
Nearly half of American children with autism aged 10 to 17 are overweight or obese.
The protein missing in fragile X syndrome, FMRP, facilitates the production of hundreds of unusually large proteins, some of which are linked to autism.
Scientists’ desire for evidence-based medical inquiry runs headlong into an apparently immovable obstacle: the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.
A new line of female mice may enable researchers to test gene-based therapies for Rett syndrome.