Autism

Melatonin helps children with ASD overcome insomnia

August 03, 2020

A recent study examined the impact of a nightly dose of pediatric prolonged-release melatonin on sleep disturbances in children with autism spectrum disorder.

Does prenatal mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency lead to risk of intellectual disabilities in offspring?

July 16, 2020

Severe iodine deficiency in pregnancy has been linked to intellectual disabilities in offspring. An investigation studies whether the same is true for mild-to-moderate deficiency.

Drop in autism by ethnicity, class may not be what it seems

June 30, 2020

A recent study investigates what is causing ASD to drop in wealthy, white California.