20 Jan 2015
Washington: Scientists have discovered unique synchronization patterns in brains of individuals with autism, a finding that may lead to early diagnosis and treatment of the disorder.
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.
09 Jan 2015
Beijing: Chinese scientists have shown for the first time that monkeys can be trained to recognise themselves in the mirror. Mirror self-recognition is a hallmark of higher intelligence among humans but monkeys generally do not realise when they look in a mirror that it is their own face looking back at them.
15 Dec 2014
Washington: While many combinations of genetic traits can cause autism, the disorder is related to inflammation in the brain, according to a new study that may pave the way for new treatments.
17 Dec 2014
New York: Researchers have found that domestic violence could affect children even before they are born. Children born to abused pregnant women could show emotional and behavioural trauma symptoms within the first year of their lives.Symptoms include nightmares, startling easily, being bothered by loud noises and bright lights, avoiding physical contact and experiencing trouble being happy.
31 Dec 2014
New York: Keeping a dog or any other animal at home could help improve the social skills of children with autism and make them more assertive, new research has found.
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.
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.