Autistic people are at an increased risk for intentional self-harm and death by suicide, but co-occurring psychiatric conditions may drive those behaviors.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
A new treatment curbs deadly seizures in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy.
An experimental drug silences a DNA segment and seems to prevent seizures and death in a condition related to autism.
A new method for electroencephalography source localization can noninvasively identify brain networks involved in generating seizures in people with epilepsy.
Early behavioral signs predict seizures in autistic children, according to a new study.
People with autism have more brain-related health problems, such as headaches and epilepsy, than typical people do.
The mutation that causes Angelman syndrome makes neurons hyperexcitable, which may explain the frequent seizures that most people with the syndrome have.