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(HealthDay)—People with Asperger's syndrome—mild autism with normal or sometimes superior verbal ability and intelligence—are at a crossroads: Their diagnosis is about to disappear.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The age at which a child with autism is diagnosed is related to the particular suite of behavioral symptoms he or she exhibits, new research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison shows.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 09, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Autism results from abnormal cell communication. Testing a new theory, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have used a newly discovered function of an old drug to restore cell communications ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (16) | 12 |
(Medical Xpress)—Results of a recent clinical study by researchers from Western and the University of Arkansas reveal the presence of a unique blood marker, which may further the understanding of possible gut linked environmental ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 29, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The basal ganglia, structures deep in the forebrain already known to control voluntary movements, also may play a critical role in how people form habits, both bad and good, and in influencing ...
Neuroscience Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Parkinson's disease itself does not increase the risk of impulse control problems such as compulsive gambling and shopping that have been seen in people taking certain drugs for Parkinson's disease, according to new research ...
Neuroscience Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Autistic-like behaviors can be partially remedied by normalizing excessive levels of protein synthesis in the brain, a team of researchers has found in a study of laboratory mice. The findings, which appear in the latest ...
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 23, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(AP)—While an official has said that the 20-year-old gunman in the Connecticut school shooting had Asperger's syndrome, experts say there is no connection between the disorder and violence.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 16, 2012 | 2.8 / 5 (4) | 0
A new study published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that autism is associated with reductions in the level of cellular adhesion molecules in the blood, where they play a role in immune function.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A medication typically prescribed to control high blood pressure that's commonly referred to as a water pill may ease some of the symptoms of autism, researchers say.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Most people know when to be afraid and when it's ok to calm down.
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Autism is a poorly understood family of related conditions. People with autism generally lack normal social interaction skills and engage in a variety of unusual and often characteristic behaviors, such as repetitive movements. ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—One of the most popular intervention therapies for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) lacks scientific support according to a literature review published by University of Texas at Austin professor ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), a category that includes autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, are characterized by difficulty with social interaction and communication, or repetitive ...
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—More and more children are growing up with autism, and although many treatments and interventions are now available, clinical studies on the use of medications in teens and young adults are ...
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |