Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:12
A single dose of the `love hormone` oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, can enhance brain function in children with autism, scientists have claimed.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 11:29
By using a powerful gene-hunting technique for the first time in mammalian brain cells, researchers have identified a gene involved in building the circuitry that relays signals through the brain.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 16:30
A new study has revealed that a single dose of the hormone oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, can enhance brain activity while processing social information in kids suffering from autism spectrum disorders.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 18:08
A new study suggests that exposure to air pollution could increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 11:44
Researchers have found that occupational therapy using the principles of sensory integration (OT-SI) provide better outcomes on parent-identified goals than standard care.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 13:24
A new study has found that there is no link between the of antidepressant medication - the so-called SSRIs - during the course of pregnancy and the risk of having a child with autism.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 16:40
Researchers have pinpointed cell types and regions of the developing human brain that are affected by gene mutations linked to autism.
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 19:17
A new study has found that many girls could be suffering with undiagnosed autism, as they are better at covering up the signs compared to boys.