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Health News - Autism

Genetic tug of war in the brain influences behavior
Cell-specific imprinting is prevalent in the brain, and more common than classic imprintingTypically genes express two copies, one from the mother and one from the father. (Medical News Today)

Autism costs estimated to reach nearly $500 billion, potentially $1 trillion, by 2025
UC Davis researchers recommend broader access to early intervention, employment support UC Davis health economists have for the first time projected the total costs of caring for all people... (Medical News Today)

In mice, experimental drug treatment for Rett syndrome suggests the disorder is reversible
A team at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has developed a strikingly new approach for treating Rett syndrome, a devastating autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that affects 1 in 10,000 people in the... (Medical News Today)

Premature birth associated with introversion in adulthood
Researchers have developed a personality profile for individuals born very prematurely or with a very low birth weight by assessing the personalities of adults. (Medical News Today)

A way to predict whether children with DiGeorge syndrome will develop autism or psychosis
New findings by UCLA and University of Pittsburgh isolate genetic differencesDoctors and researchers have long known that children who are missing about 60 genes on a certain chromosome are at a... (Medical News Today)

Rising autism prevalence 'driven by changes in classification'
Between 2000 and 2010, rates of autism have tripled. However, a new study suggests that this rise is largely due to changes in intellectual disability categorization in the US. (Medical News Today)

Expert panel sets nutrition guidelines to manage GI symptoms in autism
Framework to navigate food selectivity, alternative diets, nutritional deficitsA new guideline for the nutrition of management gastrointestinal symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorders... (Medical News Today)

Increasing prevalence of autism is due, in part, to changing diagnoses
The greater than three-fold increase in autism diagnoses among students in special education programs in the United States between 2000 and 2010 may be due in large part to the reclassification of... (Medical News Today)

Low levels of hormone linked to social deficit in autism, Stanford study finds
A brain-chemistry deficit in children with autism may help to explain their social difficulties, according to new findings from the Stanford University School of Medicine. (Medical News Today)

The medical odyssey of an undiagnosed child
Discovery by Tel Aviv University, Antwerp University researchers of the mutations of a neuroprotective protein finds expression in the story of a 7-year-old patientChildren born with... (Medical News Today)

Discovered a cause of mental retardation and autism
The term intellectual disability covers a large number of clinical entities, some with known cause and others of uncertain origin. (Medical News Today)

New tool for investigating RNA gone awry
Sticky-flare nanotechnology exposes RNA misregulation in living cellsRNA is a fundamental ingredient in all known forms of life -- so when RNA goes awry, a lot can go wrong. (Medical News Today)

Study finds autism, ADHD run high in children of chemically intolerant mothers
Mothers with chemical intolerances are 2-3 times more likely than other women to have a child with autism or ADHD, according to a new study by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San... (Medical News Today)

Miniature brains grown from skin cells 'provide autism insights'
Miniature brains grown in the lab by stem cell scientists have provided a new approach toward understanding brain development and disorders like autism and schizophrenia. (Medical News Today)

Neuroscientists decipher brain's noisy code
Study explains how output of single neurons can predict behavior on perceptual testsBy analyzing the signals of individual neurons, neuroscientists have deciphered the code the brain uses to... (Medical News Today)

Scripps Florida scientists pinpoint mechanism for altered pattern of brain growth in autism spectrum disorder
As early as 1943, when autism was first described by psychiatrist Leo Kanner, reports were made that some, but not all, children with autism spectrum disorder have relatively enlarged heads. (Medical News Today)

Review examines nutritional issues related to autism spectrum disorder
About 1 in 88 children has an autism spectrum disorder. This represents a 78% increase in the incidence of autism spectrum disorder since 2002 (although some of the increase may be due to improved... (Medical News Today)

Potential target pathway may pave the way for new therapeutic approaches for fragile X syndrome and autism
Scientists at VIB and KU Leuven have discovered that the protein APP plays a significant role in the development of fragile X syndrome (FXS) at young stages. (Medical News Today)

New evidence linking brain mutation to autism, epilepsy and other neuro disorders
Findings, published 15 July in Nature Communications, reveal the extent a mutation associated with autism and epilepsy plays in impairing a biochemical process in the brain. (Medical News Today)

MRI studies point to brain connectivity changes in autism spectrum disorders
Studies using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques are beginning to reveal differences in brain connectivity--the ways that different parts of the brain are connected to each other and work... (Medical News Today)

Brain study reveals insights into genetic basis of autism
UNSW Australia scientists have discovered a link between autism and genetic changes in some segments of DNA that are responsible for switching on genes in the brain. (Medical News Today)

Could a 'sniff test' lead to early autism diagnosis?
Researchers find children with autism have different sniff responses to those without the disorder and suggest a 'sniff test' could be used to diagnose autism early. (Medical News Today)

Preemies at high risk of autism don't show typical signs of disorder in early infancy
Premature babies are at an increased risk for developing autism spectrum disorder. (Medical News Today)

Human brain may contain a map for social navigation
The brain region that helps people tell whether an object is near or far may also guide how emotionally close they feel to others and how they rank them socially, according to a study conducted at... (Medical News Today)

Study examines cesarean section delivery and autism spectrum disorder
The initial results of a study suggested that children born by cesarean section were 21 percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder but that association did not hold up in... (Medical News Today)

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