Using advanced 3D facial imaging techniques, researchers at University of Missouri have identified facial measurements in children with autism that may lead to a screening tool for young children and provide clues to its genetic causes.
A new study has revealed that women who are exposed to high levels of fine particulate matter specifically during pregnancy-particularly during the third trimester-may face up to twice the risk of having a child with autism than mothers living in areas with low particulate matter.
People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gain different perceptions from peoples' faces as the way they gather information - not the judgement process itself - is different from those without the disorder, says a study.
In a new study, scientists have found that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were likelier to have been exposed to high level of certain air toxics while they were in their mothers' womb and in the first 2 years of life.
Scientists have discovered that eating broccoli, packed with a health-boosting compound called `sulphoraphane`, helps improve some social and behavioural problems in people suffering from symptoms of autism spectrum disorders.
A new study has revealed that children who are conceived either less than 1 year or more than 5 years after the birth of their prior sibling are more likely to be diagnosed with autism than children conceived following an interval of 2-5 years.