Raphael Bernier and James Mancini describe the similarities and differences between autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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A widely used treatment for anxiety can eliminate some of the cognitive and social problems seen in mice missing a copy of ARID1B, a gene associated with autism.
In a New York City after-school program, children with autism build social skills through a shared interest in trains.
A novel take on a widely used test could help clinicians assess impulsivity in people with autism.
Starting next year, clinicians worldwide may be using a new, streamlined set of criteria to diagnose autism.
The agency that oversees the drug approval process in Europe is moving to Amsterdam, gene editing gets its first human trial, and a tiny sensor detects even a few oxytocin molecules in blood.
Mouse pups exposed to an immune response in the womb show autism-like behaviors and altered gene expression in brain cells called microglia.
Researchers should proceed with caution when studying the behavior of one of the most popular mouse models of autism: the fragile X mouse model.
A treatment delivered to neurons that mediate touch can ease anxiety and social problems in two mouse models of autism.