Only a quarter of more than 1,000 autism intervention studies published since 1990 report on participants’ races and ethnicities, and just one included a Native American participant.
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The connection is likely mediated by environmental, not genetic, factors, according to a new study.
The current system to approve genetic and metabolic conditions for newborn screening can’t keep pace with research on new therapies. Don Bailey wants to bring it up to speed.
Autistic people from historically marginalized races and ethnicities are more likely than their white peers to be diagnosed with accompanying health conditions.
Insurance claims data are useful for autism research, but the field needs to standardize how they are mined, Shea says.
Andrew Whitehouse talks about his conservation efforts in the Australian Outback, what it’s like to be an identical twin and why he leaves work promptly at 5 p.m.
Autism diagnoses in the United States now precede developmental services and interventions, according to a new study.
Many autistic children rate the therapy as less effective at treating their anxiety than their parents and clinicians do.
The algorithm estimates a child’s likelihood of having autism from patterns of co-occurring conditions in electronic health records, outperforming a widely used screening test.
Scientists should heed these differences when considering resting-state brain activity as a biomarker for autism, the researchers say.