Autism

White matter is diffusely altered in tuberous sclerosis complex ( TSC ), and these alterations appear to be more evident...


Autism involves early brain overgrowth and dysfunction, which is most strongly evident in the prefrontal cortex. As assessed on pathological...


There is new evidence on neurodevelopmental delay in children following maternal use of Sodium Valproate. A European review is underway...


Excess weight and obesity in the general population are increasing problems throughout the Western world, and this rise has also...


Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare genetic disorder which affects one child in 25,000. Children born with this syndrome have a...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Risperdal ( Risperidone ) orally disintegrating tablets, an adult antipsychotic...


Risperidone ( Risperdal ), a drug used to control schizophrenia symptoms, may also help treat behaviors found in autism spectrum...


Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine discovered that a protein called Elk-1 interacts with mitochondria, suggesting that...


A study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, found that medication commonly used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder...


A study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University found that, by age...


A research suggests that children with a neuropsychiatric disease may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, and vice...


MMR ( measles, mumps, and rubella ) vaccine does not seems to increase the risk of Crohn’s disease. It has been...


There was no credible evidence behind claims of harm from the MMR ( measles, mumps and rubella ) vaccination. This...


A study, led by researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, found that the Foxp2 gene plays an essential...


Scientists from the UC Davis M.I.N.D. ( Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders ) Institute presented, at the 4th International...


Research suggests that heredity and early fetal development play a causal role in autism. An analysis conducted by researchers at the...


Researchers of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center found that regions of two chromosomes are linked to susceptibility for a...


The gene responsible for Rett syndrome not only silences some genes but in combination with another also regulates alternative splicing,...


A study found children with autism characterized by tantrums, aggression, and/or self-injury respond favorably to the antipsychotic drug Risperidone (...


A new classification tool may allow healthcare professionals treating children with autism and autism-related disorders to more systematically sort...