Researchers say breastfed babies in risk of autism more likely to be sociable

Dresden, Germany — A research claims that babies who were found to have gene mutations linked to autism are likely to become sociable despite the fact that the developmental disorder is inclined to cause children to be socially challenged. The study, which was recently published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, […]

Autism Research: 17 September, 2015 Week in Review

Autism masked by ADHD in young children, study reveals A new study conducted by pediatrician Dr. Amir Miodovnik and his team has found that symptoms of the condition ADHD might be overshadowing or masking autism spectrum disorders in very young kids. A staggering 81% children were first diagnosed with ADHD and later with autism, after […]

UCLA researchers map autism genes by function

November 2013 has been an enormous month for developments in autism research, mostly the identification and mapping of the group of genes that are involved in the onset of autism and ASDs. Dr Daniel Geschwind headed up a group of neuroscientists researchers at the UCLA have mapped the cells by function and pin pointed the […]

Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app

New York — A team of researchers from Duke are hoping to revolutionize how autism is diagnosed in young children through an iPhone app called ‘Autism & Beyond’. The researchers are working closely with Apple in hopes of improving how autism is diagnosed in children today. Due to the surge of the number of children […]

Yale researchers study autism in girls

New Haven, Conn. — A group of researchers from Yale are conducting a clinical study aimed at getting a closer look at autism in young girls. Autism in girls are considered extremely rare and symptoms do not usually manifest in the same way they do in young boys. Because of this, the developmental condition is […]

Popular diet for autism doesn’t pass tough test

This article was Originally posted  on the  Futurity website and was by University of Rochester  Gluten-free, casein-free diets have become popular complementary treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder, but a new study finds that eliminating these foods had no effect on a child’s behavior, sleep, or bowel patterns. Results of the study—the most tightly controlled research […]

Press Release – Autism Pipeline Review H2 2015 Therapeutic Report

PRNewswire/ — New market research titled Autism – Pipeline Review, H2 2015 is a report providing data and information that helps strengthen autism R&D pipelines by identifying new targets and MOAs to produce first-in-class and best-in-class products. Complete report on autism pipeline spread across 131 pages, analyzing 19 companies, 30+ drug profiles and supported with […]

Australia establishes first autism biobank

Brisbane, Australia — Australia has just established its first-ever large scale autism biobank. The country’s biggest autism biobank was established in hopes of helping researchers develop an earlier and more accurate diagnosis for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Cooperative Centre for Living with Autism Chairwoman Judy Brewer said they hope to lessen the time […]

Using antidepressants Does not increase autism risk

New research published in the Journal of Clinical epidemiology has proved there is little or no correlation from taking SSRI anti depressant medications during pregnancy and having a child with autism. Previous research has shown that the risk can be up to five times greater when a mother is prescribed anti depressants during gestation. Research […]

Prenatal paracetamol/Tylenol exposure and offspring developmental outcome

In modern times, pain is generally no longer considered to be something which has to be tolerated or endured. A startling array of medicines is at our disposal to put the breaks on most cases of pain. So much so that several very effective forms of pharmaceutical pain relief can be readily picked up at […]