DDT has been banned for several decades, but its effects continue to linger in the environment. New research reveals that mothers with high DDT levels are twice as likely to give birth to children with autism and intellectual disabilities.
In a new study, women with PCOS are found more likely to have autistic children than those without. Statistics of autism remain low despite the discovery, but the link between the two conditions could help researchers understand both better.
Giving vitamin D to mouse models during their pregnancy could help prevent autism traits to their offspring.
Four-year-old Mykel Wayne Peterson from Portland, Oregon died after a routine dental procedure at Must Love Kids Pediatric Dentistry in Vancouver.
Fecal transplants could help relieve both gastrointestinal and behavioral symptoms of children with autism disorder.
It appears science is just about to get weirder. It seems tiny brains grown in dishes can reveal the secrets of why we are social. "Balls" of brain tissue generated from stem cells are enabling scientists to interpret the differences between people who struggle to be sociable and those who have difficulty joining others.
Flu During Pregnancy Does Not Cause Autism, Study Finds
New smartphone app could detect early signs of autism using eye tracking software.
Federal officials are investigating Genesis II Church of Health and Healing for selling a so-called "miracle cure" for autism, which turns out to be nothing more than a household bleach.
Scientists are growing 300 “test tube” human brains with the goal of studying and developing cures for neurological disorders.
A Chicago doctor was suspended by the Illinois regulators for giving unapproved modified vaccinations that reportedly included cat saliva and vodka.
Can monkeys be diagnosed with autism? It’s a condition that was believed to be exclusively found in humans, but a monkey in Japan is making scientists consider the possibility of the disorder in animals.
Scientists have developed a machine-learning approach that would help in predicting which genes could cause autism.
A new study found that a person’s social behavior could be controlled by the immune system. The discovery could have big implications for autism and schizophrenia.