Blood test predicts autism with 92% accuracy

Apr 4, 2018 by

A new blood test created at the University of Warwick in the UK appears to diagnosis autism in young children with a 92% accuracy rate....

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Anti-cancer drug may improve social behavior in autism

Apr 2, 2018 by

Research published in the journal Nature Neuroscience indicates that romidepsin, a drug approved in the U.S. for the treatment of lymphoma, may reverse social impairments associated with autism....

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Being bilingual may help autistic children

Jan 28, 2018 by

Although children on the autism spectrum typically have difficulty switching from one task to another, a new study found that being bilingual might make it easier for them to do so....

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Supplements during pregnancy may reduce autism risk

Jan 24, 2018 by

A large-scale study has concluded that pregnant women who took folic acid had a decreased risk of offspring developing autism spectrum disorder....

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Cognitive ability genes identified

Dec 4, 2017 by

Research from Feinstein Institute of Medical Research in New York looked at the results of 107,207 people’s neuropsychological tests and genomes. The scientists unlocked new details about the role of genetics in cognitive skills....

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Experimental drugs rewire brain connections in autism

Nov 9, 2017 by

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas have identified two potential drugs that may treat autism by targeting the effects of a faulty gene on neural communication....

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People with autism less surprised by the unexpected

Oct 22, 2017 by

A study of 24 adults with autism and 25 without, researchers found that those with autism were less surprised by unexpected images in a simple learning task than adults without it....

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