A surprising number of genes associated with autism also have links to cancer. Does that mean cancer drugs can treat autism?
Many parents resort to unproven — even dangerous — alternative treatments for their children’s autism. What drives them?
The so-called trust hormone oxytocin could prove to be an effective treatment for autism, but itʼs premature for parents to be dosing their kids with the hormone, researchers warn.
About one year after Nicholas Jermyn was diagnosed with autism, his mother Elaine decided to put him on a diet that many claim lessens the behavioral symptoms of the disease.
In 1982, Josh Huang was an impressionable young biology undergraduate at Shanghaiʼs FuDan University. Like some of his fellow Chinese students, he knew he wanted to be a neuroscientist, but with limited access to scientific journals, had no idea which big questions were then at the forefront of research.
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