Protein ‘hevin’ linked to autism

Protein ‘hevin’ linked to autism

Neuroscience researchers have discovered that a specific protein, hevin, plays a significant role in the development of the brain and could be the key to understanding how autism develops in the brain. The team, from the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences, have...
Impact of Diet on Autism

Impact of Diet on Autism

Some research has been done that suggests limiting an individual’s intake of some dietary substances could lead to significant improvements in their ASD symptoms. Eliminating gluten, casein, and in some cases soya, from an individual’s diet could lead to a...
Genetic Link to Autism

Genetic Link to Autism

Researchers have long been looking to genes to find an underlying cause of, or at least a vulnerability to, autism in an individual. They have been working to discover if, where there is a genetic cause, whether the mutation occurred in the individual themselves or if...