08 Jun 2016
Washington: Spending a week longer in the womb may give babies a better cognitive ability, but also slightly increase their risk of having a physical disability, a new study has claimed.
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.
02 Apr 2016
New York: If would-be mothers remain physically active during pregnancy, they may have children who are exercise-friendly – a habit that persists in later adulthood, say researchers.
31 Mar 2016
London: Scientists have developed a new cloud-based software that can quickly and accurately diagnose ear infections using a smartphone.
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.
12 Dec 2015
New York: Female infants have larger volumes of grey matter around the temporal-parietal junction of the brain than males at the time of birth, a new study has found.
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.
31 Dec 2015
Washington: Scientists have developed a new smartphone app that may screen for symtoms of autism by reading children's facial expressions for emotional cues.
05 Oct 2015
London: British researchers have developed a new mobile app that could involve people with autism in the development of new technologies for their own use.
01 Feb 2016
London: Men with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have subtle differences in a part of the brain crucial to developing language and social interaction skills, a new study has found. The findings could explain why symptoms persist into adulthood in some people with the disorder.