The growth differences vary between autistic boys and girls and are most apparent among children with prominent social difficulties.
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The vast stretches of DNA that don’t code for proteins could fill key knowledge gaps about autism genetics. But making sense of it all won’t be easy.
More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, emerging data support the remote tactics that kept autism diagnosis going during lockdowns.
A handful of scientists are committed to advancing research on the autism-related genetic conditions their own children have.
The signaling molecule’s social role in the ‘little brain’ involves Purkinje neurons in the Crus I and Crus II regions, a new study reveals.
The inflammation associated with the disease, particularly in mothers, may contribute to autism traits in children.
Swiss biotech Stalicla hopes to bring precision medicine to autism. Experts praise efforts to identify autism subgroups, but evidence to support the company’s claims has yet to be seen.
Therapies that target the circuit could boost social activity, new findings suggest.
Siblings of autistic females are more likely to have autism than siblings of autistic males are, and mothers of autistic children carry more common, autism-linked variants than fathers do.