News tagged with autism

Developmental problems: Some exist in the genes

Everyone is special in their own unique way. From a genetic point of view, no two humans are genetically identical. This means that DNA for each individual contains variants that are more or less comm. on in the overall population.

dateAug 17, 2010 in Genetics
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Disturbances in certain genes play a role in autism

Together with colleagues from an international research group, autism researcher Christopher Gillberg of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has found in a new study that autism can be partially explained by abnormalities ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Genetics
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Language as a window into sociability

People with Williams syndrome-known for their indiscriminate friendliness and ease with strangers-process spoken language differently from people with autism spectrum disorders-characterized by social withdrawal and isolation-found ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Neuroscience
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