26 Jul 2014
Washington: The act of making eye contact with another person to share an experience without a smile can predict later autism symptoms in babies, a new study has found.
27 Apr 2013
Scientists have found a way of detecting and quantifying an infant's risk of autism in the womb itself, says a new study conducted by scientists in the US.
08 Apr 2014
New Delhi: A new study reveals that autism may begin during a baby’s early development in the womb. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science autism have published a study that gives clear and direct new evidence that autism begins during pregnancy.
28 Mar 2014
New York: Conditions for autism may develop even before birth, in the second and third trimester of pregnancy, a new study has found.
05 Jul 2014
New York: Scientists have stumbled upon a chemical ‘switch’ in the brains of Alzheimer's and stroke patients that prevents the generation and survival of neurons. The chemical switch, MEF2, may be a potential therapeutic target to protect against neuronal loss in a variety of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and autism, researchers said.
23 Jun 2014
Washington: Leaving your house to take some lab tests could be a thing of the past! A new health-tracking device uses a swab of saliva, nasal fluid or blood to provide simple, at-home medical diagnosis.
23 May 2014
New York: Spotting the early warning signs of autism has just become a bit easier for parents and physicians with a software that tracks and records infants' activity during videotaped autism screening tests.
23 Jun 2014
New York: Along with distress that comes with cancer diagnosis and the discomfort of treatment, more patients now have to deal with ‘financial toxicity’, the expense, anxiety and loss of confidence confronting those who face large, unpredictable costs.
05 May 2014
New Delhi: A new study suggests that understanding the environmental factors of autism are just as important as studying the genetic aspects.
10 May 2014
Washington: Children with autism experience deficits in a type of immune cell that protects the body from infection, scientists have found.