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Interest in toys predicts autism treatment’s effectiveness in toddlers


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A new study has found that toddlers with autism who played with a limited number of toys showed more improvement in their communication skills following parent-guided treatment than ... Read more...

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How a gene mutation leads to autism


December 17th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have developed a mouse model to find how a gene mutation leads to autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).They found that when one ... Read more...

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IQ scores can’t predict academic performances of autistic kids


November 18th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has revealed that many children with autism spectrum disorders are academically more capable than their IQ scores would suggest.In a study by researchers at ... Read more...

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Love hormone nasal spray could cure shyness


September 24th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): A nasal spray of the so-called love hormone oxytocin can actually cure shyness, found a new study.While oxytocin is known to increase empathy and bonding - especially ... Read more...

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IVF treatments linked to autism


June 15th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): There exists a strong link between in vitro fertilization (IVF) and mild to moderate cases of autism, according to a researcher at Tel Aviv University.Dr. Ditza Zachor of ... Read more...

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First drug to demonstrate therapeutic effect in a type of autism identified


May 21st, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): American researchers have identified a drug that improves communication between nerve cells in a mouse model of Phelan-McDermid Syndrome (PMS).Previous research has shown that a gene mutation ... Read more...

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Faulty brain wiring may be responsible for social impairments in autism


June 13th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June13 (ANI): Researchers have found evidence that the brains of adults with autism are "wired" differently than that of those without the disorder, and thats what leads to the social ... Read more...

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Impaired social behaviour in autism linked to genetics


May 14th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 14 (ANI): A new study by Yale University researchers has found that genetic factors play a major role in causing impaired social behaviour in individuals with autism spectrum ... Read more...

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Accelerated head growth can predict autism before other behavioural symptoms


February 1st, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A new research at University of Washingtons Autism Center, has cited that accelerated growth in children may be the first evidence preceding the onset of many behaviours that ... Read more...

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