20 Feb 2015
Washington: According to US, autism genes are activated during fetal brain development. Autism-related mutations are connected to a pathway that regulates brain development.
27 Feb 2015
New York: Eating enough sea fish and outdoor activities affect the levels of brain chemical serotonin that plays a role in ameliorating the symptoms associated with a broad array of brain disorders, new research has found.
20 Feb 2015
Bangkok: Thailand's interim parliament has passed a law that bans foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a "rent-a-womb" industry that made the Southeast Asian country a top destination for fertility tourism.
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.
05 Feb 2015
New York: Researchers have developed a flexible, microscopic hand-like gripper for robots that could help doctors perform remotely guided surgical procedures or conduct biopsies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.