46 Results for Autistic Disorder

  1. CDC‐Backed Study Suggests Possible Link Between Autistic Disorders, Maternal Pesticide Exposure in California

    ... disorders.Children born to women who lived near fields where organochloride pesticides were applied in California's Central Valley were more than six times more likely to have autistic spectrum disorders than those...

    • Samson, Kurt
    • Neurology Today
    • September 04, 2007
  2. Genetic Overlap Found in Socially Unresponsive Bees and Human ASD-linked Genes

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFSocially unresponsive bees were found to share overlapping gene sets with humans with autistic spectrum disorder.Figure. THE NEW study on socially unresponsive behavior in bees and people with autistic

    • Collins, Thomas R.
    • Neurology Today
    • September 21, 2017
  3. IS AUTISM AN EPIDEMIC? NOT NECESSARILY SO, SAY EXPERTS

    ... of the National Autistic Society in London also reviewed this topic recently (MRDD Research Reviews 2002; 8: 151–161). Using the now-preferred term “autistic spectrum disorders,” which refers to varying degrees of...

    • McBride, Gail
    • Neurology Today
    • January 01, 2003
  4. AUTISM: ROLE OF HIPPOCAMPUS & DONEZEPIL THERAPY IS DEBATED

    ... for autistic spectrum disorders – has yet to be satisfied, according to William D. Gaillard, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at George Washington University in Washington, DC.Investigators have

    • Moyer, Paula
    • Neurology Today
    • January 01, 2002
  5. Autistic Savant Made Famous by ‘Rain Man’ Dies — What Is New In Understanding of Syndrome?

    ... people with autistic disorder have some savant skills. In other forms of development disability, mental retardation or brain injury, savant skills occur in less than 1 percent of these people. These other forms are more

    • MORAN, MARK
    • Neurology Today
    • February 04, 2010
  6. Leading Child Neurologist and Autism Expert Isabelle Rapin, MD, Dies

    ... in ways that changed the world for children with autism and their parents, her work helped debunk major misconceived notions about the disorder — that it was a single disease, that it was a psychiatric syndrome caused

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • July 06, 2017