Maternal infection during pregnancy may be partially responsible for autism and depression in exposed offspring.
Use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5) criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) seems to have reduced the number of ASD diagnoses.
An artificial intelligence-driven wearable behavioral intervention, Superpower Glass, can improve social outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorder.
Autism spectrum disorders with and without intellectual disability showed different patterns of association with familial mental and neurological disorders.
Maternal prenatal vitamin intake during the first month of pregnancy may reduce the risk for autism spectrum disorder recurrence in siblings of children with ASD.
Once again, a large study of Danish residents confirmed that the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine is not associated with an increase in autism.
Maternal affective and depressive disorders may increase the risk for autism spectrum disorder in children, while exposure to disorders in fathers alone does not appear to a risk factor.
A recent study highlights the potential protective role of positive well-being against depression in people with autism spectrum disorder.
Gender variance may not be unique to autism spectrum disorder populations and may also occur in other clinical populations.
Researchers investigated a potential link between increased risk for autism and prenatal exposure to air pollution.