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Spectrum: Autism Research News

Tag: data visualizations

June 2016

Dozens of autism genes have cancer connections

by  /  10 June 2016

A comprehensive catalog of the genes that show ties to both autism and cancer highlights the role of cell growth in both conditions.

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March 2016
Man and woman walking hand-in-hand.

People with autism prefer partners on the spectrum

by  /  28 March 2016

Individuals who have autism or another psychiatric condition tend to pair up with others who share their diagnosis.

November 2015

Autism’s rise tracks with drop in other childhood disorders

by  /  19 November 2015

The latest estimate of autism prevalence suggests the condition is more common than previously thought, and highlights the complexity in the seemingly simple statistic.

October 2015
Close-up photo of various pills and capsules representing alternative medicines.

Parents tap alternative therapies to quell autism symptoms

by  /  30 October 2015

Nearly 9 out of 10 parents of children with autism turn to unproven, and possibly risky, therapies.


Gender disparities in psychiatric conditions

by  /  19 October 2015

Autism is not the only brain disorder that is more common in one sex than in the other.