autism

Study To Determine Marijuana's Impact On Autism

(CNN) - Scientists in New York are trying to figure out if cannabis can help children with autism. Researchers at the Montefiore Medical Center believe a non-psycho-active cannabis extract could possibly help with autism symptoms. Scientists are encouraged by…

Study: Kids Can Be Diagnosed With Autism At 14 Months

(CNN) - A new study suggests that children can be reliably diagnosed with autism earlier than is now recommended. Autism is a spectrum disorder that can affect social skills, behavior and communication abilities. Current guidelines state that children can…

Study: MMR Vaccine Does Not Cause Autism

(CNN) - A new study finds the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine does not raise the risk of Autism. And it does not trigger autism in kids who are at risk of it. Those are the conclusions of a…

Prenatal Vitamins and Autism

In Your Health Minute, Taking prenatal vitamins early in pregnancy might lower the risk of autism in high-risk kids. A new study followed over 200 children who had sibling…