Israel-based Alcobra Ltd. (ADHD) said its drug treating Fragile X, a genetic disorder that could lead to autism, failed to meet its primary endpoint in a mid-stage trial.   The company’s stock dropped this morning in response to the news. Shares of Alcobra (ADHD) were down about 13 percent, hitting a low of $6.76 per […]

SEATTLE, June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Seattle Seahawks running back Robert Turbin launched a new philanthropic initiative today, joining forces with Seattle Foundation to establish “Runnin4U Foundation” which will focus on support for individuals with multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy, announced Tony Mestres, Seattle Foundation president and CEO.  Turbin joins Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and […]

Exceptional visual perception might be an early hallmark of autism, which could help predict a child will be diagnosed with the developmental disability, a new British study suggests. Infants who more quickly perceived a mismatched symbol on a screen when they were 9 months old were more likely to receive an autism diagnosis by age […]