Autism News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/21/2006
Finding Adds Another Piece to Autism Puzzle

Accelerated brain growth not a factor in these kids, researchers claim

8/18/2006
Many U.S. Kids Not Getting Timely Vaccinations

Delay leaves children open to many preventable diseases, experts say

8/17/2006
Health Tip: Living With An Autistic Child

Keep family stress to a minimum

7/19/2006
Autistic Brains Show a Key Difference

Males with autism have fewer neurons in centers linked to emotion, study finds

6/26/2006
Test Could Spot Autism at Birth

Early study suggests placental abnormality may be key

5/12/2006
Many U.S. Pediatricians Fail to Screen for Autism

Study found that just 8 percent regularly did so

5/11/2006
Mind's 'Daydream' Centers May Hold Clues to Autism

Scan study suggests autistic brain doesn't rest as others do

5/4/2006
Autism Affects 1 in 175 U.S. Children

Most parents say the disorder brings major challenges, federal study finds

5/4/2006
Gene Could Play Key Role in Autism

Mice without the PTEN gene exhibited autistic behaviors, study found

2/21/2006
Health Tip: Signs of Autism

Here are possible symptoms

12/19/2005
Oxygen Deprivation May Contribute to Autism

Study with rats produces symptoms similar to the human disorder

12/7/2005
Enlarged Brain Might Be Hallmark of Autism

Head circumference also begins to increase after age 1, study found

11/18/2005
Study Puts a New Face on Autism

Brain center for processing facial information reacts similarly in autistics, non-autistics

11/9/2005
Ritalin May Ease Autism-Linked Hyperactivity

Researchers stress findings are preliminary

10/19/2005
Hormone Linked to Aggression in Mice

Research might yield insights into treatment for autism, experts say

8/3/2005
Gene Mix May Contribute to Autism

Certain combinations may be behind disorder, researchers find

8/2/2005
Birthday Videos Document Autistic Regression

Researchers spot signs of decline between 12 and 24 months

7/19/2005
Hormone Won't Treat Autism

Review of studies finds no therapeutic value for secretin

7/6/2005
Study Questions Autism Statistics

Are rates rising? Research suggests current data are unreliable

7/1/2005
Drug Effective Against Autism-Linked Aggression

Risperidone improved behavior, interactions with little side effects

5/13/2005
Research Getting Closer to Autism Gene

The gene affects only boys, perhaps explaining their raised risk

5/5/2005
Blood Samples Reveal Abnormalities in Autistic Children

Findings might lead to tests for earlier diagnoses, researchers say

4/28/2005
Autism: New Insights But Cure Still an Elusive Goal

Diet and nutrition among areas of research

4/3/2005
Antioxidant Levels May be Linked to Autism

Research suggests children with disorder suffer higher oxidative stress

3/21/2005
Health Tip: Symptoms of Autism

Lack of communication, repetitive actions lead the list

3/7/2005
U.S. Autism Rates Rise Sharply

Analysis shows prevalence of the condition increasing

2/24/2005
Autism Experts Collaborate to Improve Treatment

New network will set up 'centers of excellence'

1/6/2005
No Link Found Between Vaccines and Autism

Mayo Clinic study finds no evidence for connection to environmental causes, either

11/16/2004
Autism Linked to Brain Inflammation

Immune system dysfunction could play role in the disorder

10/13/2004
Differences in Autism Detailed

Those with language problems show brain changes

6/24/2004
Study Details Possible Cause of Autism

Brain cell differences may help to explain the disorder

6/18/2004
Early Intervention Helps Kids With Autism

Survey finds those treated sooner progress better

6/9/2004
Moms of Autistic Kids Share Similarities

They're often older and faced problems during pregnancy, study says

5/20/2004
U.S. Panel Aims to Quash Vaccine-Autism Link

Finds no credible evidence that the shot causes disorder

4/1/2004
Autism May Have Hereditary Link

Study identifies gene variant linked to communication disorder

3/23/2004
More Clues to Autism's Origin

Study finds it closely linked to slow language development

3/18/2004
Truth, Lies, and Language Processing

Prefrontal cortex sorts language cues simultaneously

2/12/2004
Making All Faces Familiar for Those With Autism

Training may help people with disorder develop facial recognition skills

2/5/2004
Toxins Linked to Autism, ADHD

Study says exposure to certain neurodevelopmental toxins can increase risk of disorders

1/7/2004
New Picture of Rare Childhood Disorder

Brain scan of boy with hyperplexia provides new insight

9/30/2003
New Study Finds No Autism-Vaccine Link

But the lawsuits are piling up

7/15/2003
Rapid Head Growth in Infants May Hint at Autism

Could be clue to help doctors intervene earlier, researchers suggest

7/10/2003
A Closer Look at Autism

Study examines pointing and showing problems in these children

4/28/2003
Understanding Autism

Breaking down myths about this complex brain disorder

1/6/2003
Study Confirms Marked Rise in Autism

10-fold increase found among children in Atlanta, government report says

11/21/2002
Touted Hormone Has No Effect on Autism

Secretin doesn't even reduce the symptoms, new research says

11/6/2002
MMR-Autism Linked Rebutted Again

Danish study finds no increased risk from the inoculation

10/23/2002
Researchers Closer to Finding Genetic Cause Of ADHD

Region of chromosome 16 has also been linked to autism

9/20/2002
Individualized Treatment Reaches Autistic Children

British researchers report success with new program

7/31/2002
New Class of Antipsychotic Drug Helps Severe Autism

Risperidone eases form of disease marked by tantrums, self-harm