Inherited Intellectual Disability Increases Neuropsychiatric Risk

The covered study in this summary was published on SSRN.com as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaway Why This Matters Children with developmental delay associated with a genetic variant are at increased risk for emotional and behavioral problems. Early identification of these children can lead to early assessment and treatment. … Read more

Can Routine Prenatal Ultrasound Detect Autism?

Fetal abnormalities in the urinary system, heart, brain and elsewhere, detected via prenatal ultrasound, may signal autism spectrum disorder (ASD), new research suggests. Results of a retrospective study showed ultrasound in the second trimester identified ASD at a rate more than three times higher than in typically developing children. Dr Idan Menashe “This study shows … Read more