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Autism Study Links Bowel Symptoms and Rigid, Repetitive Behaviors

Raises possibility that relieving constipation could ease some autism symptoms; GI and rigid behaviors may share common cause
December 10, 2013

Gene Change Plus Prenatal Exposure to Pollution Ups Autism Risk

Study documents first clear example of long-suspected gene-environment interactions in the development of autism
December 02, 2013

Newly Discovered Autism Gene Opens New Avenue of Research

April 05, 2012

Scientists have discovered a gene whose expression is twelve times higher than normal in the brains of persons with autism. The gene, dubbed MSNP1AS, may increase autism risk in a manner that has been little studied in the past.