Posts Tagged
‘Spectrum’

October 13, 2021

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Tags: Autism, ineffective, Intranasal, Large, Oxytocin, Spectrum, trial

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Categories: autism

Placebo Effect: According to a new study, intranasal oxytocin is unlikely to increase sociability in most autistic children. amriphoto / iStock An intranasal form of the hormone oxytocin is no more effective than placebo at improving social behavior in autistic children, according to perhaps the largest clinical study of the treatment to date. The results […]

October 13, 2021

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Tags: Bench, conversation, Elsabbagh, Mayada, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Mayada Elsabbagh Associate professor, McGill University A laboratory is a bit like a kitchen, simmering a variety of “dishes” at the same time, says Mayada Elsabbagh, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. New students may feel lost in the hustle and bustle of the activity, but Elsabbagh encourages them […]

October 12, 2021

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Tags: activity, beads, brain, images, light, Method, mouse, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Your browser does not support the video tag. Break A new imaging technique detects neurons that fire almost simultaneously across large parts of the brain tissue in living mice. The method could help researchers understand how extensive networks of neurons communicate and how these patterns differ between wild-type mice and mouse models of autism. According […]

October 12, 2021

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Tags: Conference, Inperson, Neuroscience, policy, refund, registrants, reverses, society, Spectrum

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damirkudisch / iStock The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has lifted its refund policy for the organization’s annual meeting after an outcry from would-be conference attendees on social media. Those who no longer want to attend the meeting can request a refund of the registration fee, the organization announced today. Neuroscience 2021 was planned as a […]

October 11, 2021

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Tags: activity, Autistic, Boys, brain, differ, girls, relate, Spectrum, traits

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Categories: autism

Biomarker Bias: Brainwave patterns in autistic boys, but not autistic girls, appear to correlate with traits. Engagementstock / Shutterstock Autistic children show a distinct pattern of resting brain activity, and how that pattern relates to behavior differs between autistic boys and girls, according to a new study. Previous analysis suggests that characteristics of autism differ […]

October 9, 2021

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Tags: cancels, Inperson, meeting, Neuroscience, society, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Discarded Plans: The decision followed a Spectrum survey that found that most autism researchers did not plan to take part in it in person. d1sk / iStock The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting, which typically attracts more than 30,000 researchers, postdocs and PhD students from around the world, will be held entirely online, the […]

October 8, 2021

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Tags: Acetaminophen, cells, controversy, exome, sequencing, Spectrum, Spotted, stem, web

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Categories: autism

Research summary People with FOXP1 syndrome, which is characterized by intellectual retardation and developmental delay, may also have autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and anxiety. Molecular Autism Pairs of twins in which one twin is autistic had more obstetric complications than non-autistic twins, according to a new meta-analysis, although complicated births and autism may have […]

October 6, 2021

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Tags: Alexithymia, Autism, measurement, outcome, Spectrum, Webinar, Williams, Zachary

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Categories: autism

Zachary J. Williams Medical and PhD student, Vanderbilt University View full bio Register for the next Spectrum webinar with Zachary J. Williams, a medical and graduate student at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, who talks about measuring alexithymia in autistic people and the importance of developing and validating interventions for specific populations will speak. Press […]

October 6, 2021

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Tags: among, Autism, checkups, children, delayed, Diagnoses, lowincome, Missed, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Missed Opportunity: Most of the autistic children in the new study attended fewer than half of the recommended visits to healthy children. Maskot / Getty Images According to a new study, children from low-income families are diagnosed with autism about eight months later than their wealthier peers, regardless of how many “good children” visits they […]

October 5, 2021

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Tags: Autism, brain, form, growth, neurons, Precocious, rare, Spectrum, stunt

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Categories: autism

Early maturity: Compared to wild-type mouse neurons (left), those in mice with a mutation in the MYT1L gene (right) mature before they can reproduce, which leads to an above-average brain. Courtesy of Jiayang Chen, Mary Lambo, Dora Tabachnick / Washington University St. Louis Mice with a mutated copy of MYT1L, a leading autism candidate gene, […]