Mice colonized with gut microbes from some autistic boys show behaviors like those of the boys.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Efforts to ease the symptoms of autism are beginning to ramp up, with promising candidates in various stages of testing.
The ability to learn from social experiences wanes by adulthood, at least in mice — but the recreational drug ecstasy may bring it back.
Clinicians need a more consistent and evidence-based approach to prescribing antipsychotics to children and adolescents with autism.
Researchers say they are unimpressed with a study that underpins a tech company’s new digital therapy for autism.
Two drugs that alter the activity of the hormone vasopressin seem to improve social communication in autistic people, but some experts question the findings.
Researchers are edging closer to a therapy for Angelman syndrome — a condition related to autism — that involves injecting the gene-editing enzyme CRISPR into the fetal brain.
The popularity of mobile devices offers families the promise of communication with their autistic child, but success is more than a click away.
Parents of autistic children are paying tens of thousands of dollars for stem cell therapies that often use medical waste. Despite the risks, regulators have been slow to act.