Infants with low levels of the hormone vasopressin in their cerebrospinal fluid may be more likely to later be diagnosed with autism.
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In younger siblings of children with autism, insecure attachments to their caregivers increases the odds of being diagnosed with autism.
A new technique allows researchers to analyze raw data across multiple studies that use electroencephalography.
A class of medications used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder seems to ease compulsive behaviors in adults with autism. Why can’t we tell if these medications work similarly in children with the condition?
A new analysis hints at the source of the rampant inconsistency among brain imaging studies in autism: significant differences among study sites.
Understanding how gaze differs in autistic people may help improve their lives.
Researchers have identified a distinctive pattern of gene expression in the white blood cells of young autistic boys.
Children who are born with mild heart problems are more likely to be autistic than their typical peers are.
Not much is known about the connection between autism and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a condition that affects collagen. But preliminary work provides tantalizing clues.
A molecule made by mitochondria, the energy factories of cells, might help doctors forecast the impact of mutations in a top autism gene.