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.
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.
17 Mar 2014
London: As one grows older, one is less likely to yawn when others do, a recent study has found. According to scientists, contagious yawning is linked more closely to a person's age than their ability to empathise, as previously thought.
24 Mar 2014
London: Children born to older fathers are not just at an increased risk of autism and some other diseases but are also more likely to be ugly, scientists say.
05 Mar 2014
New York: In a discovery that can help devise a novel diagnostic approach for aggressive prostate cancer, scientists have found a link between the aggressiveness of the disease and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolized in cells.
14 Dec 2013
Melbourne: Scientists have developed a new technique to diagnose autism in babies as young as 12 months.
22 Nov 2013
Washington: Researchers have pinpointed cell types and regions of the developing human brain that are affected by gene mutations linked to autism.
09 Dec 2013
Washington: A new type of probiotic therapy may reverse cognitive and behavioural symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorders, scientists say.
08 Feb 2014
Helsinki: Are you disturbed about poor quality of sleep at night? Here comes a technology that can help you measure quality and quantity of sleep right in your own bed.