New method uses biochemistry to accurately predict whether a child will develop autism spectrum disorder by measuring the products of metabolic processes.
Autism is more common in males. Now, a new study finds it also linked to having a brain with certain anatomical features that are more common in males.
Individuals with both rare and common types of autism spectrum disorder share a similar set of epigenetic modifications in the brain, according to a study published in Cell.
Scientists find some individuals with autism possess mutations in the DIXDC1 gene that reduce the development of brain connections and slow brain activity.
Children with autism spectrum disorder have a higher number of mutations in their mitochondrial DNA than their family members, according to new research.
Researchers have identified an inner ear deficiency in children with Autism that may impact their ability to recognize speech.