Exposure to even low levels of flame retardants may impact the brain of a developing fetus, possibly contributing to autism risk, researchers say.
A mother's health during pregnancy might affect her child's chances of having autism or developmental delays, a new study suggests.
Children of women who experience fevers during pregnancy may have a greater risk of autism and other developmental disorders.
Children at a high risk of developing autism were more likely to have certain abnormal structures within the placenta, a new study says.
A drug initially approved for weight loss may improve autism-like symptoms in people with fragile X syndrome.
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