People with autism have more brain-related health problems, such as headaches and epilepsy, than typical people do.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
A child’s environment exerts a strong influence on the severity of her autism, a study of identical twins suggests.
The question of autism’s heritability is compelling for researchers and laypeople alike, but many people in both groups misunderstand its definition.
Nearly one-third of autistic young people put themselves or others in danger in any given three-month period.
Pregnant women’s use of acetaminophen may increase the odds of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in their children.
Children born with high blood levels of vitamin D have 25 percent decreased odds of autism compared with those born with low levels.
A 3D model of a human embryo reveals the biological processes that unfold in early development.
Being anemic while pregnant may increase a woman’s chance of having a child with intellectual disability, autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.