Do Alternative Autism Therapies Work?
There are many web sources singing the praises of herbs, vitamins and other alternative therapies for the treatment of autism. Do any of them work? Are they safe?
Do Meds Work for Teens With Autism?
Autism can be treated with medications to help with some symptoms. Lots of studies have been done for children, but not much is known about how medications will help teens with autism.
Medication Errors Resulting From Name Confusion
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public to medication error reports in which patients were given risperidone ( Risperdal ) instead of ropinirole ( Requip ) and vice versa. In some cases, patients who took the wrong medication needed to be hospitalized.