Scientists have developed a machine-learning approach that would help in predicting which genes could cause autism.
New research suggest that too much folic acid during pregnancy may lead to higher risk of autism.
Pregnant women who live in close proximity to fields and farms that use pesticides should be wary. A new study shows such harmful chemicals are linked to a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder.
Researchers have surprised themselves after discovering that a 100-year-old therapy for African sleeping sickness appears to "reverse" the symptoms of autism in mice. However, the full affects of this drug, or how it impacts human autistics, remain to be seen.
Autism Speaks announced a collaboration with data supergiant Google Cloud Platforms to make the world's largest database of genomic sequence information on individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), creating an invaluable autism research tool that can be used anywhere in the world.
Mr. T should be proud. Mice sporting the actor and wrestler's distinct hairdo are helping scientists investigate the genetic secrets of Autism Spectrum Disorder, a new study reports.
Refining diagnosis and treatment for those with autism has been the main focus of an emerging body of research. Researchers are pushing for an early diagnosis of autism spectrum diseases in children, which could lead to improved results for children and their families.