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Flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn't increase autism risk in child: Study

Flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn't increase autism risk in child: Study

A new study suggests that there is no link between pregnant women having influenza during pregnancy and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in children.

Study finds no link between pregnancy flu, autism risk

Study finds no link between pregnancy flu, autism risk

More than 3,100 children in the group had autism, which is believed to have genetic and environmental triggers but its causes remain poorly understood.

Musical training helps treat autism: Study

Musical training helps treat autism: Study

Experiencing music at an early age can contribute to better brain development and may as well be useful in treating autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Autistic kids miss importance of eye contact: Study

Autistic kids miss importance of eye contact: Study

While reduced eye contact is a well-known symptom of autism used in early screeners and diagnostic instruments, why children with autism look less at other people`s eyes has not been known.

Autistic children may be over-diagnosed with ADHD

Autistic children may be over-diagnosed with ADHD

Children with autism spectrum disorder may mistakenly be diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) because they have autism-related social impairments rather than problems with attention.

Early intervention by parents can improve child’s autism: Study

The study published in Lancet, a medical journal, reveals that a year-long training program can help parents communicate with their very young autistic children and reduce symptoms of the disorder up to six years later.

Folinic acid may help autistic kids improve skills

The study identified a specific blood marker that can be used to predict which patients have the best chance to respond to the treatment.

Autistic people make more logical decisions!

Among people who did not have autism, those most 'in touch' with their internal sensations, and who also had good emotional awareness, were most susceptible to the Framing Effect.

Unique characteristics of autism genes may help early diagnosis

Researchers have discovered in a new study the unique characteristics of genes associated with autism that may help them distinguish from genes of other diseases, as well as help in early diagnosis.

Camel milk may have zero health benefits

Camel milk, now hugely popular among Australians and claimed to help with autism, diabetes and cancer, could be nothing but a dodgy product with untrue health claims, An Australian consumer watchdog has said.

Late pregnancies may increase risk of autism in kids

 Parents who reproduce later in life are more likely to have children who develop autism disorders, a study finds.

Drug target to increase social interaction in autism identified

Previous studies on human genetics have implicated a little-studied gene called Protocadherin 10 (PCDH10) in ASD. 

Early ultrasounds linked to autism severity: Study

 Exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to increased autism severity, say researchers.

Kids with autism may increase siblings' risk of disorder

The risk of younger siblings developing an autism spectrum disorder is 14 times higher if an older sibling has the disorder, says a study.

Hearing test may identify infants with autism risk

A non-invasive and inexpensive hearing test may help physicians identify infants with autism risk as researches have discovered that an inner ear deficiency may impact speech recognition ability of children with the disorder.

Police in Florida shoot black man lying on ground

An unarmed black man trying to help a patient with autism was shot and wounded by Florida police while lying on the ground with his arms raised in the air and pleading with officers to hold their fire.

Paracetamol in pregnancy may up autism, ADHD risk in kids

Taking common painkillers during pregnancy more often is likely to raise the risk of autism and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, especially boys, new research warns.

Revealed: What goes inside the mind of a serial killer before they commit a crime!

Revealed: What goes inside the mind of a serial killer before they commit a crime!

In the aftermath of a mass shooting in the US, where a young gunman killed at least 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, we decode the scientific logic behind this violent pursuit of humans.

Autism, intellectual disability linked to mother's immune dysfunction

The findings showed that pregnant women with higher levels of inflammatory cytokines and chemokines may be at significantly greater risk of having a child with autism combined with intellectual disability.

A third of autistic kids likely to wander away

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) referes to a group of complex brain development disorders characterised by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviours.