The study focused on more than 2,000 children associated with the Early Autism Evaluation hubs located in the state of Indiana.
The study was conducted by a research team in the U.S. and Sweden. It included the medical records of more than 800,000 Swedish children and relatives.
Researchers at the University of California scoured through the online edition of The Washington Post, analyzing more than 300 news stories publicized between 2007 through 2016.
A thorough analysis of 22 studies showed high effectiveness for treating symptoms of anxiety by means of psychosocial interventions.
In this study, the data of 2,152 children from the National Children's Study was analyzed from December 2017 through December 2019.
Asperger's syndrome is part of a group of neurodevelopmental disorders. The characteristics of a person with Asperger's is defined by impairment in verbal and nonverbal communication.
Released in the peer-reviewed journal Neuron, the study zeroed in on two NLGN4 genes: NLGN4X and NLGN4Y, both known to be linked to autism spectrum disorder.
The report, although conducted by the CDC, a US-based health agency, also featured contributions by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.