Stem cells are transformed into neurons to show researchers the biology of autism.
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.
Oxytocin improves skills in socially inept, but not in people who already do well in social situations.
A deletion in the human genome can increase a person's chance of developing autism or schizophrenia by 14 times.
Many children with autism stop receiving speech therapy and other mental and physical health care services after high school.
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.
Autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia may share some genetic risk factors.
Exposure to air pollution from cars in early life may increase the risk of autism, a new study suggests.
Children may be more likely to develop autism if their mothers had the flu a prolonged fever during pregnancy, a new study suggests.
Listening to this Elvis song may elicit a strong hormonal response in people with Williams syndrome.