Oct 20, 2014 PM EDT
About 20% of younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will develop the condition by age 3. A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found that 57% of these younger siblings who later develop the condition already..
Sep 26, 2014 PM EDT
A new Oregon State University study of children with autism found that they are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers, averaging 50 minutes less a day of moderate physical activity and 70 minutes more each day sitting.
Aug 05, 2014 PM EDT
Brain science reveled the reason why they are not sensitive
Jul 26, 2014 AM EDT
Babies’ risk for autism can be predicted by their ability to make eye contact, finds a research.
Jul 24, 2014 PM EDT
Autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability often occur together and may even share similar genetic causes. Researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Cell Reports have now linked mutations in a particular gene to the two disorders in h..
Jul 15, 2014 AM EDT
Parent’s lack of empathy and unrealistic expectation influences risk of physical abuse in children with developmental disorders, according to a study.
Jul 01, 2014 AM EDT
Vaccines for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) do not cause autism in children, according to a study.
Jun 30, 2014 AM EDT
Women with fertility problems are more likely to give birth to children with mental disorders, according to a study.
Jun 28, 2014 AM EDT
Many autistic adults face difficulties while driving, according to a new study.
Jun 25, 2014 AM EDT
People with Asperger’s syndrome are more likely to develop suicidal tendencies, finds a study.
Jun 23, 2014 AM EDT
Mothers' exposure to chemical pesticides during pregnancy increases the risk of autism in children, according to a new study.
Jun 19, 2014 AM EDT
Having an autistic child in the family influences couples’ reproductive decisions, according to a study.
Jun 19, 2014 AM EDT
UCSF study has implications for studying the genetic basis and risk of the disorder
Jun 18, 2014 AM EDT
Around half of autistic patients are abused by their peers and friends, finds a survey.
Jun 05, 2014 PM EDT
A new study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives describes how exposure to air pollution early in life produces harmful changes in the brains of mice, including an enlargement of part of the brain that is seen in humans who have..