Maryland Man Wins $8B In Johnson & Johnson Verdict Over Risperdal Linked To Boy Growing BreastsA Philadelphia jury on Tuesday awarded $8 billion in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson and one if its subsidiaries over a drug the companies made that the plaintiff's attorneys say is linked to the abnormal growth of female breast tissue in boys.
Can Marijuana Help Treat Autism Symptoms? A New Study Aims To Find OutTucked away in the quiet English countryside on more than 47 acres, GW Pharmaceuticals is doing something no other drug company can do: produce the only cannabis-based medication ever approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Taking 'Miracle' Solution As Cure For Autism Or Cancer Is The 'Same As Drinking Bleach', FDA SaysPeople should stop using the "Miracle" or "Master" mineral solution products sold online as cures for autism, cancer, HIV, hepatitis, flu, acne and a host of other illnesses and diseases, the US Food and Drug Administration warned Monday.
Baltimore Teen's Journey Helping Brother With Special Needs Leads To Book DealA north Baltimore teen is about to become a published author while still in high school.
When To Screen For Autism? New Study Suggests As Young As 14 MonthsWhen screening for autism spectrum disorder, a new study suggests that children can be reliably diagnosed with autism at an age earlier than what is currently recommended.
Taking Prenatal Vitamins Early In Pregnancy Associated With Lower Risk Of Autism, Study SaysTaking prenatal vitamins during the first month of pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of developing autism in children who are at high risk for the disorder, according to a new study.
Kennedy Krieger Joins Largest Genetic Study Into Autism; Researchers Looking For Families To ParticipateIt will be the largest genetic study of autism in history -- and some of it will be done in Baltimore.
Bus Mishap Lands DC-Area Child With Autism In BaltimoreA child with special needs was supposed to be dropped off in Montgomery County, but instead ended up riding a bus all the way to Baltimore.
Autism Prevalence Now 1 In 40 US Kids, Study EstimatesA survey of parents across the United States estimates that one in 40 children has autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
Michigan Says Autism And Arthritis Now Treatable By Medical MarijuanaMichigan has added several medical conditions to the state's list of ailments which qualify for a medical marijuana prescription.
Cops Save Autistic Teen's Birthday When Only 3 People Show UpFirst responders in Arkansas made a different kind of rescue as they saved an autistic teen's birthday party after his friends didn't show up.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
Kansas City Royals Become First Team To Sign A Player With AutismTarik El-Abour is not a Major League Baseball player yet, but his signing by the Kansas City Royals marks a historic first for the national pastime.
9-Year-Old Boy With Autism Tased By Carroll Co. Sheriff's Deputies For Wielding KnivesA 9-year-old boy with Autism was reportedly tased by Carroll County Sheriff's deputies on Wednesday, following an incident where deputies say the boy was "out of control" and was wielding knives.
Sesame Street's Julia Is Breaking Barriers By Promoting Autism AwarenessThe newest resident on sesame street is a character with autism. Julia, is the first muppet to join the show in a long time.