Tag: autism

Scientists Discover New Way to Detect Autism in Children

Scientists Discover New Way to Detect Autism in Children

There may be a correlation between brain growth visible on brain scans and the development of autism spectrum disorder. Scientists say these MRIs may have the potential to identify high-risk autism before the age of two.

/ February 18, 2017
Are Birth Complications Linked to Autism Risk?

Are Birth Complications Linked to Autism Risk?

Children exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were more likely to develop autism… According to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of Perinatology. For this retrospective study, researchers examined the...

/ February 13, 2017