Five scientists describe the biggest challenges they face in solving sleep problems in people with autism.
Efforts to ease the symptoms of autism are beginning to ramp up, with promising candidates in various stages of testing.
Children with autism who have sleep problems are often distracted, hyperactive, irritable and aggressive.
Deleting FMR1, the gene mutated in fragile X syndrome, in subsets of mouse neurons leads to distinct features of the condition.
A new measure of motor skills suggests that insulin-like growth factor 1 improves movement in people with Phelan-McDermid syndrome.
A compound derived from marijuana may treat a severe form of epilepsy by dampening brain activity.
In children with autism, star-shaped brain cells may release inflammatory molecules that harm neurons.
Nine U.S. clinics are pooling their data to create a registry of people who have an extra copy of a region on chromosome 15 called 15q11-13, a genetic abnormality often found in people with autism.
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