A New Autism Risk Factor: Moms with Polycystic Ovaries

Prenatal exposure to elevated levels of male sex hormones may play a role in the development of autism, results of a new study suggest Mom’s ovaries could hold clues to some autism cases, new research suggests—and this time it’s not because of genetic vulnerabilities carried in her eggs. A new,...

New Approach Advised to Treat Schizophrenia

“More than two million people in the United States have a diagnosis of schizophrenia, and the treatment for most of them mainly involves strong doses of antipsychotic drugs that blunt hallucinations and delusions but can come with unbearable side effects, like severe weight gain or debilitating tremors. Now, results of...