Deleting an autism gene called TRIO derails neurons’ journey to their destination.
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Certain patterns of electrical activity in the brain may signal autism in children with tuberous sclerosis complex, a related genetic condition.
Experimental surgeries to prevent seizures may help scientists understand the link between autism and epilepsy.
A drug that treats tumors and epilepsy in people with tuberous sclerosis complex does not boost their intelligence or ease autism traits.
Adults with autism are nearly 50 percent more likely to die in the hospital than their typical peers.
Families of children with mutations in a gene called SYNGAP1 have spurred research into the effects of the mutations on people — and how to treat them.
A new tool calculates the chances of having a seizure in pregnant women who have epilepsy.
The ratio of autistic boys to girls is roughly the same among children with epilepsy, according to a new meta-analysis.
Children in families with a history of brain conditions may be at increased odds of being autistic.
Mice lacking one copy of a gene linked to autism are small and show striking changes in the number and quality of their cries.