Women who have high levels of certain B vitamins during pregnancy may be more likely to have a child with autism, a new study suggests.
Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, is a developmental disorder that affects a person's ability to communicate and interact with others. About 1 in 68 children in the United States has autism. Here's the latest news on autism and possible treatments for the condition.
A study of cadavers reveals a dramatic decrease of vitamin B12 in the brain across the ages but also among young people with autism and schizophrenia.
Some experts say camel's milk may help fight a number of diseases, including diabetes, cancer, shingles and autism.
Children born to women with obesity and diabetes may have an increased risk of autism, a new study suggests.
An app that can study people's facial expressions and emotional responses could one day be helpful in detecting autism signs in children, new research found.
Children born to women who took antidepressants during their second or third trimester of pregnancy may face an increased risk of autism, a new study finds.
The autism rate in the U.S. has now reached 1 in 45 children, according to a new government estimate.
Many websites that promote unscientific views about vaccinations use pseudoscience and misinformation to spread the idea that vaccines are dangerous, according to a new study.
Children who are prodigies may have certain genetic traits in common with people who have autism, new research suggests.
A new study of children at high risk of developing autism is the latest research to find no link between autism and the vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella (called the MMR vaccine).
Women who develop gestational diabetes before a certain point in their pregnancy have a higher chance of having a child with autism, new research shows.
To better understand autism, researchers are now studying neurons crafted from the stem cells of patients.
Children with autism may be more likely to have gastrointestinal symptoms early in life, compared to children without the condition, a new study suggests.