26 Aug 2014
Washington: New research shows that children exposed to gestational diabetes in the wombs are nearly six times more likely to develop diabetes or prediabetes than children who are not exposed.
18 Aug 2014
New York: Researchers have devised a way to analyze genome sequences in what could help physicians map the risk of various afflictions, including cancer and autism.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.