A key neurotransmitter's ability to inhibit brain activity is found to be faulty in autistic brains.
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The findings add to growing evidence that the fetal environment influences brain development.
If you take your medical care cues from famous people, there's ample evidence that you do so at your own peril. For every Angeline Jolie raising breast cancer awareness, there's a Jenny McCarthy leading people astray.
A professor accused of sexual assault on a disabled man claims he consented via a discredited technique. Continue reading →
A Manhattan mother was found guilty in the death of her autistic son, who she killed because of a discredited communication technique. Continue reading →
Autism is linked to a protein that inhibits the brain's ability to trim its synapses as it develops. Continue reading →
The conditions autism and aspergers have been in the news a lot over the last few years. The term "autism spectrum" is often heard in these discussions. Trace is here to define it.
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