A new study suggests that sleep problems in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may frequently stem from a condition known as restless leg syndrome (RLS).
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Researchers in Japan report that they have identified a possible biomarker for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in very young children. Noting that both low birth weight
Over the past 50-plus years, research on autism has moved forward, but only at a slow and steady pace. As of today, there are few promising
A recent research review suggests that autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other neurological conditions may cause changes in gut mucus, and these changes in turn may
A new study from Turkey adds to evidence that vitamin D deficiency is significantly higher in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) than in
Researchers in Canada report that expanded tandem DNA repeats—what they dub “genetic wrinkles” in DNA—may play a significant role in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Stephen Scherer and
Full-body compression garments may significantly improve the posture and behavior of some individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to a new study. Vincent Guinchat and colleagues
A new study implicates defects in endothelial cells, which are the cells that line blood vessels, as a cause of behavioral symptoms in individuals with a gene
A new study adds to evidence that gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are common in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and can contribute to behavior, sleep, and attention
The history of autism is replete with arguments about its underlying causes and treatments—and frequently over the past 50 years, these arguments have involved genetics. While