Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Heavy internet users can have withdrawal symptoms like drug abusers
Using the internet for long periods of time can cause withdrawal symptoms similar to the `comedown` ...
Sonia Gandhi faults public policy for plight of differently-abled
National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Monday said public policy has not kept pace wi...
Sonia Gandhi for South Asian partnership on autism
Congress party president Sonia Gandhi on Monday praised Bangladesh`s "path breaking innovations" i...
Biomarker for autism discovered
Siblings of people with autism show a similar pattern of brain activity when looking at emotional fa...
Antidepressant ups autism risk in kids
Women who take certain antidepressants during pregnancy may modestly increase the risk of developing...
Autism more common in IT-rich region
The researchers predicted that autism spectrum conditions (ASC) would be more common in populations ...
Study recommends against autism screening
It`s estimated that autism spectrum disorders affect nearly one percent of kids in the U.S., putting...
Spontaneous gene mutations cause autism
Spontaneous and rare gene mutations are likely the cause of autism in families with no previous hist...
Prenatal vitamins’ use cuts autism risk in kids
Women who start prenatal vitamins early are less likely to have children with autism.
Kids conceived in winter have a greater risk of autism
A study has found that children who are conceived during winter have significantly greater risk of a...
`Autism demands world`s collective attention`
Autism is a disorder that affects the brain`s development of social and communication skills.
Awareness about Autism a must, say experts
Awareness about autism, its early diagnosis and non-discrimination with children stricken with the n...
Here come clues to long-term memory making
Researchers have found a cascade of signalling molecules that usually allow a very brief signal to l...
High testosterone exposure in womb ‘ups risk of autism’
The study looked at 383 girls who had no diagnosis of autism.
Indian Council of Medical Research to conduct research on autism
ICMR will soon begin a research which will concentrate on the causes and epidemiology of disorder. ...
Study linking vaccine to autism was fraud: Journal
The first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism was based on doctored information.
Over 1,000 new brain proteins `discovered`
Scientists claim to have achieved a key breakthrough by identifying over 1,000 brain proteins.
TB drug could improve social skills in autistic people
Scientists identified a potential novel treatment strategy for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders...
Now, a simple test to detect autism in minutes!
Now, a simple test that can detect autism in just 10 minutes, say scientists.
Scientists take major step toward 1st biological test for autism
Scientists have developed the best biologically based test for autism to date.
Autistic kids not good liars
Kids who have autism are not very good at covering up their lies.
Autism breakthrough: Key gene in brain `discovered`
Scientists claim to have discovered a key gene in the brain, which is linked to autism.
Newborn jaundice may be linked to autism
Newborn babies diagnosed with jaundice may be at higher risk of developing autism later on.
Autistic kids not good at covering up their lies
Kids who have autism will tell white lies to protect other people`s feelings, but they are not very ...
Autism drug eases distress, tantrums
A drug for autism has shown promise in easing its distressing symtoms and could pave the way for its...
No link found between vaccine mercury and autism
A govt study says thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative doesn`t increase children`s risk of autis...
Infant fixing gaze could be early signal of autism
Autism is a lifelong developmental disability and part of a spectrum disorder.
Now, a test to detect autism in 15 minutes!
Scientists have developed a "pioneering" method of diagnosing autism in adults in 15 minutes.
New tech reveals autism`s unique vocal signature
A new automated vocal analysis technology could revolutionize the screening for autism.
`Brain activity predicts autism`
A person`s performance on autism test can be predicted from an EEG.
`DNA fault` new clue to autism in children
Faults in children`s genes may be the new clue to autism in children, say scientists.
Simple urine test could help detect autism
Autistic kids have a diff chemical profile, so a urine test could detect it.
New finding could yield urine test for autism
A newly discovered chemical fingerprint could yield a simple urine test to determine if a child has ...
Shadows distract autistic kids
A study has revealed that kids with autism see shadows differently from their counterparts.
Britain bans doctor who linked autism to vaccine
The doc whose study linking autism & vaccine for measles, mumps, rubella has been banned in UK.
Autism diet doesn`t improve children`s condition
Popular diet thought to help autistic children doesn`t improve their condition.
Popular autism diet brings no change in behaviour
Eliminating gluten and casein from the diets of children with autism brings no change in their behav...
Two new genes linked to autism
Scientists have identified two additional genes that may be associated with autism.
Intervention techniques to treat autism in children
With good intervention techniques available, children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) c...
Songbirds help cure autism?
A new study has concluded that a baby songbird can help cure autism and a range of other disorders.
Better genetic test for autism
A new study has found that a genetic test that samples the entire genome, known as chromosomal micro...
US court rules again against vaccine-autism claims
Vaccines that contain a mercury-based preservative called thimerosal cannot cause autism on their ow...
Early signs of autism not evident in children under 6 months
Researchers have found that the behavioural signs of autism appear later in the first year of life f...
Earliest signs of autism in babies after 6 months of birth
Nascent symptoms of autism such as a lack of shared eye contact, smiling and communicative babbling ...
"Love" hormone may help autism symptoms: Study
A hormone thought to encourage bonding between mothers and their babies may foster social behavior i...
Scientists find clue to why some autistics avoid hugs
Scientists find clue in brain that may explain why people suffering from fragile X syndrome, a condi...
Extremely premature babies show higher autism risk
Children born extremely preterm may face a much higher-than-average risk of developing autism later ...
Further evidence debunks measles vaccine-autism link
A new study has revealed that there is no evidence that the measles vaccine—given alone or as part o...
Study confirms link between maternal age and autism
Women over 40 are nearly twice as likely to give birth to an autistic child than a mother under 30.
Autism under diagnosed in women, say Brit boffins
Autism and related conditions were under diagnosed in women and teenage girls, UK researchers have o...
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