Tag: Interactive Autism Network

November 2016
Features / Deep Dive

What grandmothers can teach scientists about autism’s inheritance

by  /  9 November 2016

Women who have raised a child with autism may be well-positioned to spot subtle signs of the condition in their grandchildren. A new study puts their powers to good use.

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May 2016
News

Diagnostic manual may need to separate repetitive behaviors

by  /  14 May 2016

A detailed analysis of the behavior of 6,500 children suggests that five types of behaviors lumped together in current diagnostic guidelines should each be considered separately.

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August 2015
News

Depression common among men with autism, study finds

by  /  24 August 2015

Most men with autism have other psychiatric disorders such as depression, finds a study of 50 men diagnosed with the disorder more than 20 years ago. The findings highlight the range of challenges for adults with autism, many of whom lack the help they need.

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Week of AugustAug
17th
2015
News / Spotted

Spotted: Phony reviews; tracking trials

by  /  21 August 2015

Springer pulled 64 studies over faked peer reviews, and positive clinical trial results are hard to find.

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September 2014
News

California universities to come together for autism research

by  /  22 September 2014

The University of California has launched an ambitious 18-month project to connect autism researchers across its ten campuses.

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October 2012
News

Clinical research: Maternal depression linked to mild autism

by  /  16 October 2012

Women who have a history of bipolar disorder or depression are more likely to have a child with Asperger syndrome than classic autism, according to a study published in the 2012 issue of Autism Research and Treatment.

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April 2012
Opinion

Blocking bullies

by  /  3 April 2012

Children with autism are bullied three times more than their typically developing siblings, according to research from the Interactive Autism Network.

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March 2012
News

Genetics: Autism risk higher in full than in half siblings

by  /  23 March 2012

Full siblings are twice as likely as half siblings to share a diagnosis of autism, according to a short report published 28 February in Molecular Psychiatry. The results suggest that genetic factors play an important role in the risk of developing autism, the researchers say.

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News

Clinical trials for autism treatments go online

by  /  8 March 2012

A new clinical trial, conducted entirely online, could provide a model for how to quickly and efficiently test some potential treatments for autism.

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December 2011
News

Rhode Island plans statewide registry for autism research

by  /  22 December 2011

A consortium of autism researchers, advocates and educators in Rhode Island are aiming to harness the advantages of the state’s small size and tight-knit autism community to build the most comprehensive registry for the disorder yet.

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