An ingestible electronic capsule enables researchers to instantaneously detect molecules associated with gastrointestinal issues.
Mice with a mutation in a top autism gene may have altered levels of certain gut bacteria; feeding the mice one of these bacterial species eases some of their troubles.
Children with autism are at an increased risk for inflammatory bowel disease, according to a large survey of electronic medical records.
Experts from various fields should work with parents to develop a standardized questionnaire for gut problems in people with autism.
Two new gadgets join the gene-editing toolbox, many children with autism get smarter with age, and a survey points to a research reset for Autism Speaks.
A cannabis gel may ease features of fragile X syndrome, omega fatty acids show promise for autism in two trials, and oxytocin reinforces social behaviors through the brain’s reward pathway.
Two studies back the link between autism and maternal inflammation, other work weakens worry about antidepressant use in pregnancy, and a harassment scandal rocks a university’s cognitive science department.
Replacing the microbes that inhabit the gut may ease digestive troubles and social difficulties in children with autism.
People with autism who have painful digestive issues or difficulties inhibiting their impulses are particularly prone to hurting themselves.
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