Many carriers of copy number variants associated with autism meet clinical cutoffs for autistic traits.
Researchers performed a systematic review of PubMed literature until May2020 including clinical sequencing studies that utilized next-generation sequencing (NGS) in individuals with epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or intellectual disability (ID).
The researchers found that compared with the non-ASD newborns, ASD newborns had significant prolongations of the ABR phase and V-negative latency.
Maternal use of valproic acid during pregnancy may increase risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring.
A recent study aimed to assess the ability of classifiers to identify individuals with schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorder, and typical development based on findings from magnetic resonance imaging.
Cannabis use during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in offspring by age 10 years.
Despite being common and often comorbid neurodevelopmental disorders, the study found robust yet subtle differences across age groups and the disorders in terms of cortical and subcortical brain structures.
A majority of toddlers are being screened for autism spectrum disorder during primary care visits with some disparities in screening.
Only 3 percent of patients with autism spectrum disorder report having received all recommended clinical genetic testing.
Sleep-onset problems in the first year of life may precede an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis in children at higher risk for autism spectrum disorder.