A new study has found that more independent work environments may lead to reductions in autism symptoms and improve daily living in adults with the disorder.
A new study has revealed that children with autism spectrum disorders have trouble integrating simultaneous information from their eyes and their ears.
A single dose of the `love hormone` oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, can enhance brain function in children with autism, scientists have claimed.
A new study has revealed that a single dose of the hormone oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, can enhance brain activity while processing social information in kids suffering from autism spectrum disorders.
Eye contact with others declines in 2 to 6-month-old infants, who are later diagnosed with autism, a new study has suggested.
Researchers have uncovered an association between autism spectrum disorders and a small increase in the amount of weight a mother gains during pregnancy.
Researchers including 2-Indian-origin scientists have indicated that brain scans show signs of autism which may eventually support behaviour-based diagnosis of autism.
Interaction of autistic children with animals can enhance their social skills like talking, smiling, laughing and also enable them to connect well with others.
Some children with autism may lose the symptoms and even manage to grow out of the condition later in life, researchers have claimed.
In a study of laboratory mice, a team of researchers has found that autistic-like behaviours can be partially remedied by normalizing excessive levels of protein synthesis in the brain.
A crucial link between protein synthesis and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has been identified, which can bolster new therapeutic avenues.
Scientists have found genetic changes that help explain why one person has an autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and another does not.
Results show that 63% of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders have been bullied at some point in their lives.
The largest-ever genetic study of autism spectrum disorders and a remarkable success for gene therapy in reversing inherited blindness have made it to the list of top scientific achievements in 2009.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai