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Scientists discover new genetic mutations linked to autism

In a new study, researchers have identified mutations in a gene called CNOT1 that affect brain development and impair memory and learning. The study is...

Researchers find a new genetic cause of autism

A recent study from Northwestern University and elsewhere found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical...

This practice could improve cognitive functions in children with autism

In a new study, researchers found that school-based mindfulness programs can improve decision-making skills and teach children with autism to focus attention and react...

Depression linked to this cognitive problem in people with autism

In a new study, researchers found that adolescents and young adults with autism and those with typical development show similar proactive cognitive control. However, symptoms...

Autism severity can change strongly during early childhood

In a new study, researchers found that during early childhood, girls with autism tend to show greater reduction and less rise in their autism...

Scientists find why autism may come with cognitive problems

In a recent study from the University of Toronto, researchers found that a tiny gene fragment impacts the brain in a way that could...

This study shows an early behavior sign of autism

Many babies cry or show other signs of distress when a parent departs and they are left behind with a stranger. But secure babies are...

Could cord blood therapy treat autism effectively?

In a new study, researchers tested whether a single infusion of a unit of a child's own or donor cord blood could improve social...

Children with autism may have higher risk of this mental disease

Previous research has found that autism and eating disorders can occur together, as 20-30% of adults with eating disorders have autism, and 3-10% of...

This hormone can be a new autism biomarker, Stanford study shows

In a new study, researchers found a biological marker in infants that appears to predict an autism diagnosis. The study of 33 infants showed that...

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