Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 13:45
Researchers have shown that feeding mice a beneficial type of bacteria can ameliorate autism-like symptoms.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 09:52
Women who take a common type of antidepressant during pregnancy are not more likely to have a child with autism, according to a new study from Denmark.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 20:30
Scientists have developed a new technique to diagnose autism in babies as young as 12 months.
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.