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 2016
New York: A non-invasive and inexpensive hearing test may help identify infants with autism risk, say scientists who have found an inner ear deficiency in children with the disorder that may impact their ability to recognize speech.
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.
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.
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.
25 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Pregnancy is a very important phase of life for every woman. To be mothers eagerly wait for the magical moment when the foetus would enter the world to complete their motherhood. Right from the conception to the gradual development of the baby inside the womb is nothing less than a beautiful miracle.
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.
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.
16 Jul 2016
Boston: In a startling discovery, scientists have found that immune system can directly affect, and even change, social behaviour, a finding that may have great implications for neurological diseases such as autism-spectrum disorders and schizophrenia.