Experimental surgeries to prevent seizures may help scientists understand the link between autism and epilepsy.
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An experimental leukemia drug and a chemical in black pepper ease breathing and movement problems in a mouse model of Rett syndrome.
A drug that treats tumors and epilepsy in people with tuberous sclerosis complex does not boost their intelligence or ease autism traits.
Mice with extra copies of UBE3A, a gene linked to autism and related conditions, are susceptible to death from seizures.
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.
The ratio of autistic boys to girls is roughly the same among children with epilepsy, according to a new meta-analysis.
The signaling imbalance theory holds that the brains of autistic people are hyper-excitable because of either excess neuronal activity or weak brakes on that activity.
Una remota ciudad colombiana es el hogar del grupo más grande de personas con síndrome de X frágil. Los científicos están aprendiendo de ellos y tratando de ayudar.
Case reports suggest electroconvulsive therapy is effective for treating catatonia in people with autism.
Mice lacking one copy of a gene linked to autism are small and show striking changes in the number and quality of their cries.