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Scientists create robot which registers human emotions


July 16th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) In their quest for creating a human-like robot, scientists have edged closer to their goal -- they have designed one that can display several human emotions ... Read more...

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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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Autistic kids face bullying thrice over, says study


March 27th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) Autistic children are bullied three times more frequently than their healthy siblings, says a new study.The results show that 63 percent of children with Autism Spectrum ... Read more...

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Dancing robot toy sells like hot cakes


November 18th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) A robot toy, which giggles when tickled and which was originally designed to help autistic kids learn to interact, is now selling like hot cakes both ... Read more...

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Answers emerge to some mysteries of autism


October 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Researchers have come up with answers as to why autistic children act and think differently than their peers.They've shown, for the first time, that the connections ... Read more...

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Manmohan telephones Sheikh Hasina; Bangladesh hopes for historic September visit (Roundup)


July 5th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) Moving beyond the row triggered by his reported remarks about Bangladesh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told his counterpart Sheikh Hasina over the phone that ... Read more...

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How mouse pups develop sense of smell to identify mother, siblings


March 12th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated how neurons in the noses of mice mature after birth to help them develop a keen sense of smell they identify the mother ... Read more...

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Now a robot helps autistic kids


March 9th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A robot has caused a major influence in the life of an autistic child. The child was so withdrawn that she even wouldn’t allow other little girls ... Read more...

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Caring robot to keep Kiwi elderly entertained


February 7th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch (New Zealand), Feb.7 (ANI): Christchurch-based gaming company Stickmen Studios has developed a game - Kung Fu Funk - that can help rehabilitate people who have suffered brain injuries.Stickmen Studios and the ... Read more...

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Peter Andre ‘to attend royal wedding this April’


February 1st, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Peter Andre has apparently received an invite to Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.The Aussie hunk will mingle with world leaders and aristocrats at the April 29 ... Read more...

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Autistic kids lack visual skills essential for independence: Study


December 21st, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A University of Bristol research has concluded that the ability to find shoes in the bedroom, apples in a supermarket, or a favourite animal at the zoo is ... Read more...

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Kerala to set up centres for disabled children


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan will inaugurate activity centres for autistic and visually impaired children here Friday, an official said.Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) director Ishita Roy said ... Read more...

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Pet dogs can transform lives of the disabled


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Pet dogs can transform the lives of the disabled, including autistic children, researchers say.There is a growing awareness that dogs can play a key role in ending ... 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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“Night Of Too Many Stars”: Worked For Autism Education


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday's episode of "Night Of Too Many Stars" had a special purpose to serve. "Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education", was ... Read more...

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Dogs can reduce stress in autistic children


October 21st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Dogs can reduce stress in children with developmental disorders. Researchers from Canada found specially-trained service dogs could significantly reduce anxiety levels in autistic children. The study also found ... Read more...

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Dogs reduce stress in autistic children: Study


October 20th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Dogs-apart from being man's best friend-have a special role to play in the lives of children with special needs.A new study by the Universite de Montreal has suggested ... Read more...

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Autistic kids not good at covering up their lies


October 9th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Kids who have autism will tell white lies to protect other people's feelings, but they are not very good at covering up their lies, says a Queen's University ... Read more...

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Siblings of autistic children ‘have more frequent language delays’


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has revealed that siblings of autistic children have more frequent language delays."Researchers presume one child is ... Read more...

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Autism drug eases distress, tantrums


September 16th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A drug for autism has shown promise in easing its distressing symtoms and could pave the way for its effective treatment, say researchers. In a clinical trial, researchers found ... Read more...

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Vivek to teach dance to autistic children


July 14th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi continues his humanitarian work by associating himself with a social cause where he will interact with autistic children and teach them dance steps. Arts in ... Read more...

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Dolphins to treat autistic children in China


July 8th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) A marine amusement park in China has purchased four dolphins, but they are not intended for amusement. The mammals will be use for treating children suffering from autism. Autism ... Read more...

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Anupam quit Hitler movie at behest of two women


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher says he decided to walk out of "Dear Friend Hitler" after speaking to two women - Soni Razdan's mom, who ... Read more...

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The Real Reason Why Anupam Kher Refused To Play Hitler


June 21st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It's not only the concern and protests of people from all over the world about ... Read more...

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Soon, simple urine test for autism


June 4th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Autistic children have a different chemical fingerprint in their urine than their non-autistic peers, according to a new study.According to researchers behind the Journal of Proteome Research study, ... Read more...

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Shadows distract autistic kids


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new study by researchers in Italy has revealed that kids with autism see shadows differently from their counterparts.Umberto Castiello, a neuropsychologist at the University of Padua in ... 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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Having a child with autism doesn’t put stress on parents’ marriage: Study


May 20th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has debunked the myth that having a child with autism can put stress on the parents' marriage.The study by researchers from Kennedy Krieger Institute in ... Read more...

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Now, software that decodes emotions over the phone


May 6th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): An Israeli company called eXaudios has developed a new computer program that can not only predict a caller's emotional state over the phone, but may also diagnose a ... Read more...

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Business Magnate Ron Burkle Donates Money To “Celebrity Apprentice”


April 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American businessman Ron Burkle has become quite a sought after name on the internet after he reported donated a large amount of money in the latest ... Read more...

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Older siblings of autistics tend to develop hyperactivity


March 9th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Older siblings tend to develop hyperactivity when raised in a home with an autistic younger sibling, a new study has found.The research also showed that mothers of young, ... 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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New Studies Raise Speculations About Autism Diet


January 5th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Autism, a neural disorder that affects the communication skills of a person and causes problems in his social interaction has affected many people for years. Health ... Read more...

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Mainstream schools to admit autistic children: Sibal


December 19th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Mainstream schools in the country may soon have to admit autistic children, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Saturday. ''We are trying to bring autistic ... Read more...

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Handwriting a struggle for autistic kids


November 10th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Autistic children are more likely to have handwriting problems than those without autism, according to a new study.The study, conducted by researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, compared ... Read more...

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