Number of autistic people in England may be twice as high as previously thought

Written by | 2 Jul 2023

The true number of autistic people in England may be more than double the number often cited in national health policy documents, suggests a new study by UCL […]

Gastrointestinal issues linked with anxiety, social withdrawal for kids with autism

Written by | 29 Apr 2022

Children with autism spectrum disorder tend to experience gastrointestinal issues, such as constipation and stomach pain, at a higher rate than their neurotypical peers. Some also experience other […]

Are autism drugs on the horizon?

Written by | 18 Jan 2021

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have identified a genetic mutation associated with autism, offering fresh hope for effective therapeutics. Genetic mutations have a strong effect on […]

Scarlet fever’s re-emergence

Written by | 14 Oct 2020

A University of Queensland-led team of international researchers says supercharged “clones” of the bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes are to blame for the resurgence of the disease, which has caused high death […]

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