Researchers are increasingly turning to simple animals to learn about autism biology and find leads for new drugs.
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Some types of restricted and repetitive behaviors become more prevalent among autistic children and teenagers over time, depending on their age and intellectual ability, whereas others decrease. The post Repetitive behaviors wax and wane among autistic youth appeared first on Spectrum | Autism...
Children born to people given an epidural during labor do not have an increased chance of having autism, according to two new studies.
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Spontaneous genetic mutations contribute to autism in 30 to 39 percent of all people with the condition, and 52 to 67 percent of autistic children whose siblings do not also have the condition. The post "Analysis ups estimate of spontaneous mutations’ role in autism" appeared first on Spectrum |...