01 Oct 2014
New York: To help clinicians better interpret the results of a cancer detection test, ultrasound elastography, researchers have developed what they call a 'virtual breast'.
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.
18 Sep 2014
Washington: Using the sound waves of an ultrasound to detect a painful kidney stone is just as effective as the X-rays of a CT scan, and exposes patients to much less harmful radiation, according to a new multicenter study.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.