More boys than girls have autism; diagnostic biases and genetic factors may explain the skewed sex ratio.
Register for the next Spectrum webinar, featuring Judy Van De Water, who will discuss maternal immune activation and autism.
Brain networks in newborns may reflect the degree of inflammation their mothers experienced during pregnancy.
Scientists campaign for elected office in record numbers, folate autoantibodies are common in autism families, and neurons form a genetic mosaic in the brain.
Children of women who are hospitalized during pregnancy may develop poor physical, social, cognitive or emotional skills.
Neurons from people with autism may have an unusual pattern of chemical tags that turn genes on and off.
How the brain’s immune cells develop in ‘germ-free’ mice might help explain why autism is more prevalent in boys than girls.
The male-dominated sex bias in autism is reversed in a related syndrome, a researcher’s gender could influence her study’s outcome, and an award-nominated ad featuring a young man with autism draws criticism.
Children with autism are at an increased risk for inflammatory bowel disease, according to a large survey of electronic medical records.
Autism prevalence plateaued for the years 2014 to 2016, a review finds no evidence that herbal therapies for autism work, and a panel of four proteins in blood may distinguish children with autism.
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