autism research

Oxytocin activates brain function in autistic kids

May 20th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Oxytocin, often referred to as a love hormone, boosts activity in brain areas of autistic children involving sight, hearing and understanding other people. These are the ... Read more...

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Eye contact helps detect autism

January 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Unusual patterns of eye contact could help detect developing autism symptoms in babies just six months old, reveals a study. La Trobe University psychologist Kristelle Hudry, ... Read more...

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Immune response in pregnancy ‘can lead to brain dysfunction in child’

October 13th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A pregnant woman's immune response to viral infections may induce subtle neurological changes in the unborn child that can lead to an increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders including ... Read more...

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Jon Stewart Slams Rick Sanchez Who Was Fired From CNN for Bigotry

October 4th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rick Sanchez was fired from ‘CNN’ on October 1 after he made remarks which were considered to be bigotry against the Jews. Soon after, Keith Olberman cropped ... Read more...

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Autism diet doesn’t improve children’s condition

May 21st, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Popular diet thought to help autistic children doesn't improve their condition, reveals a new study. The research led by University of Rochester, New York, showed that removing gluten and ... Read more...

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Popular autism diet brings no change in behaviour

May 20th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Eliminating gluten and casein from the diets of children with autism brings no change in their behaviour, sleep or bowel patterns, a new American research has revealed.The ... Read more...

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Older mums likely to have autistic children

February 9th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who become mothers at an advanced age are 50percent more likely to have autistic children.The study led by UC Davis Health ... Read more...

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Now, diagnosing autism may be easier

January 11th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Children suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) process sound and language a fraction of a second slower than normal children. Measuring magnetic signals that mark this delay may ... Read more...

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How autistic brain is different from others

December 14th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 14 (ANI): Scientists have opened a new window into understanding social difficulties of individuals with autism after being able to visualise differences in brain activity between those with and without ... Read more...

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Palin takes low-key return to top from New York

June 6th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Seneca Falls (New York, US), June 6 (ANI): America's most famous Republican elected official quietly took a commercial flight into sleepy Central New York Thursday.She spent Friday on a private tour of ... Read more...

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Advance towards prenatal autism screening triggers debate

January 12th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan1 2 (ANI): Prenatal tests for autism may soon be available, thanks to scientists at Cambridge University''s autism research centre, whose breakthrough study has prompted experts to call for a ... Read more...

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Autistic children can now read emotions with animated DVD

September 22nd, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) An animated DVD, produced by scientists and film makers, teaches two to eight-year-old autistic children to recognise emotions. Working with British actor Stephen Fry, researchers and media experts ... Read more...

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New test to spot autism at 9 months of age on the horizon

May 21st, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 21 (ANI): An early diagnostic test for autism is on the horizon, thanks to researchers at McMaster University, who are developing a new test for detecting autism as early ... Read more...

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Scientists use music to explore autistic brain’s emotion processing

May 14th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often face difficulty in understanding emotions. Now, a new study will be using music as a tool to explore the ability ... Read more...

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Three separate studies validate earlier findings on genetic causes of autism

January 11th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 11 (ANI): Three groups of researchers from Yale University, the University of California, Los Angeles and the Johns Hopkins University have replicated the results of a previous study, implicating a ... Read more...

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First genome scan for Autism Spectrum Disorders completed

November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin

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