Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Signs & Symptoms

The CDC estimates that one in every 110 U.S. children have an ASD. Learn more about how to recognize signs and symptoms with this slideshow.

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ASD With Intellectual Disability Possibly Reduced by Multivitamin Use During Pregnancy

ASD With Intellectual Disability Possibly Reduced by Multivitamin Use During Pregnancy

Multivitamin supplementation during pregnancy is tied to a reduced risk of autism spectrum disorder with intellectual disability.

Autism Symptoms Not Aided By Special Diets, Supplements

Autism Symptoms Not Aided By Special Diets, Supplements

Children with ASD do not benefit from the use of nutritional supplements or dietary therapies for children with ASD, according to researchers.

ASD in Offspring After Prenatal Antidepressant Use Raises Questions

ASD in Offspring After Prenatal Antidepressant Use Raises Questions

Risks of ASD are strongly associated with antidepressant use before conception and may be linked to psychiatric disorders in the mother.

Infants at High Risk for Autism Benefit from Podromal Intervention

Infants at High Risk for Autism Benefit from Podromal Intervention

Infants at risk for autism do better if therapists train parents to communicate more effectively.

Early Detection Crucial for ASD Treatment

Early Detection Crucial for ASD Treatment

The most significant obstacle to effective treatment of autism spectrum disorder is the challenge of early detection.

Pre-Transplant Depression in HCT Patients May Worsen Outcomes

Pre-Transplant Depression in HCT Patients May Worsen Outcomes

Patients with pre-transplant depression represent a population that is at risk for post-transplant complications.

Aerobic Exercise May Benefit Children With Behavioral Disorders

Aerobic Exercise May Benefit Children With Behavioral Disorders

Exercise shows promise for improving self-regulation and classroom functioning among children with complex behavioral health disorders.

Study Investigates Link Between Autism and Maternal Flu Infection or Vaccination

Study Investigates Link Between Autism and Maternal Flu Infection or Vaccination

For the first time, investigators studied the link between maternal flu vaccination during pregnancy and increased risk of ASD.

Arbaclofen May Benefit Some Patients With Autism

Arbaclofen May Benefit Some Patients With Autism

Study results suggest continued study of arbaclofen for autism spectrum disorder.

Substance Use Disorders in Autism Revisited

Substance Use Disorders in Autism Revisited

Autism is a heritable neurodevelopmental disorder that is approximately 4 times more prevalent in males than females.

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