Mother's place of birth is a risk factor for autism in U.S.-born children

Study finds that when compared with children born to white American mothers, offspring of foreign-born women were more likely to have the disorder.

Maternal exposure to farm pesticides linked to autism in offspring

Pregnant women who lived close to fields where chemicals at higher risk UC Davis MIND Institute study finds.

Single dose of drug reverses autism-like symptoms in mice

Old treatment for sleeping sickness may lead to new way to battle neurological disorder.

Researchers successfully treat autism in infants

A modified therapy lessens the severity of the condition and can perhaps alleviate it altogether.

Autism in black and white

NIH grant helps scientist study disorder in African Americans.