CDC reports that one in 50 American children from the ages of 6 to 17 suffer from autism.
Researchers found that parents of children with autism were 28 times more likely to report that their child idealized suicide or had attempted it, compared to neurotypical children.
Scientists found that autistic children tend to have higher levels of toxic metals in their blood and urine compared to normally developing children.
Yoga has become extremely popular in recent years; 6 million Americans reported doing yoga in the past 12 months. It’s obvious that yoga can improve fitness and flexibility. However, the benefits of the popular exercise extend well beyond those of healthy muscles. Recent studies have found that the stretches of yoga can benefit both your mind and body in unexpected ways.
Short bursts of exercise could help improve self-control in adolescents and young adults, a new review of existing research suggests.
Exposure to animals can significantly increase positive social behaviors in autistic children, according to a new study.
Research finds a genetic link between autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia.
Most of the time, autism spectrum disorder cannot even be diagnosed until the age of two or three.
In April, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark will be showing a special performance for children with autism.
Almost one in every 88 children are autistic, with mild to severe autism resulting in seizures and diminished intellectual prowess. A recent research aims at studying the genetic make-up of autism to aid in its effective treatment.
According to a new study, women taking the antiepileptic drug sodium valproate during pregnancy may be raising the risk of the child in developing autism and other mental disorders.
Researchers have now developed a blood test for autism that can screen the condition. The study team from Western and the University of Arkansas found that certain bacteria species are found in guts of people with autism and their presence can be a sign of the condition.
For those parents whose child is autistic, here's good news. In a recent study, it has been found that for some children who were autistic, their symptoms were lost with age. This research contradicts the popular belief that autism is permanent.
A new research suggests that about 70 percent of children with autism suffer emotional trauma as a result of bullying. Another revelation of the study is that many autistic children are scared for their safety at school and that those with autism and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or depression are at the highest risk of being bullied.
Most of us know when to be scared and when to calm down. However, a new research shows that children who are diagnosed with autism find it difficult to let go of old, outdated fears.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.