Researchers examined data from more than 2,500 participants diagnosed with autism.
The study was among the few projects that received recent support from the Defence Innovation Partnership's Collaborative Research Fund.
Cardiovascular health and genes are both vital in determining the risk of dementia, according to new research in Neurology.
In the study, initiated by a team of investigators at McLean Hospital, the genetic data of close to 200,000 people were racked up as part of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium-PTSD Group.
Infants may be born with the ability to distinguish musical tones, with their exhibition of skills beginning by six months of age, study finds.
The findings, appearing in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Neuroscience, was based on the genetic data of participants residing in the U.S., UK, Denmark, Germany, and Sweden.
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.