The results are the first to suggest a trans-generational contributor to the developmental disorder.
Diverse mental illnesses may actually represent variations on a common theme rather than separate disorders.
Boys outnumber girls when it comes to autism diagnoses, and researchers may have uncovered one reason why.
Obsessive internet users can undergo ‘comedowns’ similar to those experienced by people using ecstasy, researchers say.
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.
Nearly half of all children with autism wander off alone, a new study finds
The evolutionary link between acquiring good information and survival may have given rise to both consciousness and the pleasure of problem-solving
An experimental drug showed promising results in treating the key symptom of social withdrawal in people with Fragile X syndrome, the most common known inherited cause of autism with intellectual disability, according to a recent …
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have identified a rare, hereditary form of autism that may be treatable with nutritional supplements, a new study reports.
Bullying can lead to depression, low grades, behavioral problems and even physical illness because of the stress it causes — and kids with autism may be suffering the brunt of the harm
Don’t blame older mothers for their offsprings’ developmental problems. A new study finds “there is probably much more reason to be concerned with the age of the father”
Oxytocin focuses our eyes — and our brains — on love. It could help troubled couples as well as autistic people