Autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder often coincide, but the search for common biological roots has turned up conflicting evidence.
Existing genome scans do not detect many of the DNA variants that underlie behavioral problems.
A widely used treatment for anxiety can eliminate some of the cognitive and social problems seen in mice missing a copy of ARID1B, a gene associated with autism.
Male mice with a genetic variant tied to autism may have learning difficulties that females with the variant do not.
Watch the complete replay of this journal club, which featured two papers that explore therapies for Rett syndrome.
A drug that has shown promise for treating fragile X syndrome may ease features of another condition associated with autism.
Children with autism are genetically more similar to one another than to a group of unaffected siblings.
People who carry risk factors for autism but do not have the condition tend to have slightly fewer children than average, and have them later in life.
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