Autistic children are more likely to have gastrointestinal problems than typical children are, but no more so than children with other brain conditions.
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Children in families with a history of brain conditions may be at increased odds of being autistic.
About 1 in 100 children in China has autism, suggesting the condition is more common in the country than previously thought.
A child’s risk of autism is slightly elevated if a parent or sibling has asthma or an autoimmune disease.
Una remota ciudad colombiana es el hogar del grupo más grande de personas con síndrome de X frágil. Los científicos están aprendiendo de ellos y tratando de ayudar.
Children who contract serious infections may have an increased likelihood of being diagnosed with autism.
About 1 in 40 children in the United States has autism, according to a survey conducted in 2016. Roughly 30 percent of those children were not being treated for the condition at the time.
The rising prevalence of autism is not leveling off, according to a new study that accounts for every diagnosis made in Denmark over 32 years.