A DNA deletion linked to autism causes male mice, but not females, to have trouble falling asleep.
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A drug called atomoxetine eases hyperactivity in children who have both autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
People with autism assemble a wish list for researchers, a digital wristband tracks anxiety, and a runner on the spectrum prepares for his Paralympic debut.
A study links acetaminophen use to autism, scientists find a flaw in brain imaging software, and a television show about autism is set to premiere next week.
A grant extends a study on parenting children with fragile X syndrome, the Human Connectome Project progresses, and women scientists play the role of experimenter in published work.
Clinicians can use play to deliver therapies that could improve a child’s social skills, language and certain cognitive capacities.
Mutations in a gene called POGZ lead to a constellation of traits, including a small head, developmental delay and, often, autism.
A third strain of mice carrying an autism-linked mutation captures the nuances of this structural mutation in people.