Fetuses favor patterns of light that resemble faces over those without face-like features, suggests the first study of its kind.
Serious obstacles, including lack of information, impede Latino families’ quest for autism diagnosis and treatment.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price sparred with Democrats over the Trump administration’s budget cuts for his department and coming troubles in the individual health insurance market.
Teaching parents to respond to cues from babies at high risk of autism eases the severity of autism features at age 3.
Pups born to pregnant mice infected with a mock virus are known to show changes in their immune system. These effects may in turn impair proper brain signaling, according to results presented Saturday at the 2013 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego.
Medicaid covered 45 percent of children and 16 percent of adults in small towns and rural areas in 2015, according to a new report.
Children born to women who had low blood levels of vitamin D while pregnant double their risk of autism.
Patterns of brain activity in 6-month-old babies accurately predict which children will be diagnosed with autism at age 2.
Poor social skills are a risk factor for the development of social anxiety, but the reverse — anxiety foreshadowing social problems — is not necessarily true.
A rare condition marked by a sudden and profound loss of skills is biologically distinct from other forms of autism.
Republican legislators interacting with constituents about repealing Obamacare seem to be using three main tactics: providing incorrect information, using euphemisms for the impact of their actions and deleting comments critical of them.
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