Cardiac activity could reveal autism’s physiology and confirm a hunch many clinicians share: that people with autism experience great stress.
Autism’s core symptoms accompany a constellation of subtle signs that scientists are just beginning to unmask.
Autistic children who lose words reach key milestones earlier than autistic children without language regression.
Eight mental health conditions occur unusually often in autistic people, a new analysis suggests.
Deleting the mutation from an autism gene may reverse some autism traits in mice, according to a new study. But the results may be a fluke.
New data linking autism to steroid levels in pregnant women are inconsistent with basic facts about the biochemistry of steroids.
Like their neurotypical peers, autistic children like to eat macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets, French fries and hot dogs, but their list of favorites holds some surprises.
Heart-rate patterns and changes in pupil size may herald Rett syndrome, autism or related conditions.
Experimental surgeries to prevent seizures may help scientists understand the link between autism and epilepsy.
An experimental leukemia drug and a chemical in black pepper ease breathing and movement problems in a mouse model of Rett syndrome.