26 Nov 2014
London: Early detection of deafness in babies is linked to better reading skills later in their lives, says a new research. Deaf teenagers have better reading skills if they were identified as deaf by the time they were nine months old, the findings showed.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Government employees who have children suffering from autism will be exempted from routine transfers and they will not be asked to take voluntary retirement on refusing such postings, the Centre said on Monday. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has issued an order including autism in the category for disabled children whose parents (government employees) are exempted from transfer.
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.
31 Oct 2014
Washington: Researchers have uncovered over two-dozen high-confidence risk genes for autism, paving the way for development of a diagnostic tool and new treatments for the disorder.
14 Oct 2014
New York: A study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found evidence that daily treatment with sulphoraphane a molecule found in foods such as broccoli may improve some symptoms of autism spectrum disorders.
21 Oct 2014
Washington: Younger siblings of children with autism may show signs of the disorder by the time they are only 18 months old, according to a new study.
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.
27 Sep 2014
New York: Children with autism are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers, averaging 50 minutes less a day of moderate physical activity and 70 minutes more each day sitting, a study says.
01 Sep 2014
New York: In what could offer to be a more reliable way to detect malaria, researchers have devised a Magnetic Resonance Imaging-like (MRI) technique that can do away with potential human error possible in conventional malaria diagnosis.