Autism News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/22/2002
Brains of Autistic Children Develop Abnormally

Brains are enlarged very early in life

2/11/2002
Brain Changes Tied to Over-Stimulation in Autism

Abundant, undersized cell columns could shed light on disorder

12/27/2001
A Mother Lode of Stress

New study says stress during pregnancy may increase risk of autism

12/19/2001
Autistic Kids Have Unexplained Brain Growth

Brains develop larger than normal kids even when they start out normally, says study

10/10/2001
Brain Regions Tied to Autism in Rare Disorder

Could provide clues to autism in general, study says

10/1/2001
No Mercury Risk Found in Childhood Vaccines

But panel doesn't rule out biological mechanism for harm

8/30/2001
British Parents Worried About MMR Vaccine

Studies reject vaccine's link to autism

5/9/2001
Pig Hormone Doesn't Help Autism

But researchers suspect brain-gut link in disorder