Infants now receive several shots at a time, but the latest study says that does not increase their risk of developing autism.
The results are the first to suggest a trans-generational contributor to the developmental disorder.
Boys outnumber girls when it comes to autism diagnoses, and researchers may have uncovered one reason why.
Folic acid is already recommended to prevent birth defects, but the supplement could lower risk of autism as well.
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
Genes connected to the two disorders may only be active for a brief window of time.
There is more evidence that a minority of autistic children may eventually overcome their developmental issues, but experts caution that such recovery is rare.
Researchers come closer to developing a genetic test for the disorder
Wineman talks to TIME Style about autism, pageants Honey Boo Boo.
Parents of children with autism confront misconceptions connecting the disorder with violence
Earlier detection of autism, relying on markers in the blood, may help more children to take advantage of helpful behavioral therapies.
We think we’re reading facial expressions, but most of us rely on body cues to understand emotion