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Children with autism experience deficits in a type of immune cell that protects the body from infection, scientists have found.
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Researchers have said that dog ownership may help families of children suffering from autism.
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A new study has revealed that children with autism spectrum disorders have trouble integrating simultaneous information from their eyes and their ears.
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: 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, October 28, 2013, 10:23
A novel autism intervention program is using theatre to teach reciprocal communication skills to improve social deficits in adolescents with the disorder, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 23:52
Scientists have warned adults that when communicating with children with autism they should be cautious, as such kids tend to look away during conversations and miss out on the non-verbal aspects.
Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 14:02
A new study has claimed that pregnant women, who are unable to make nearly enough thyroid, are nearly 4 times more likely to produce a autistic child.