Cancer drug may treat autism

Jun 29, 2018 by

Using experimental drugs that were initially developed to treat cancer, researchers have found a possible treatment for a genetic form of autism called 16p11.2 deletion syndrome....

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Pupillary reflex may predict autism

May 24, 2018 by

A team of researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden found that how well the eye’s pupil respond to light in infants may be an indicator for determining autism....

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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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