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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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Earliest signs that predict eventual onset of Alzheimer’s

January 29th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Through the use of sophisticated brain-imaging techniques, researchers at UCLA have found earliest signs that could help predict an eventual onset of Alzheimer's, well before any outward symptoms.They've ... Read more...

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Obese people ‘at greater Alzheimer’s risk’

August 26th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Here's some discouraging news for obese people: a new report has found that fat people are at greater risk for developing Alzheimer's.In the current online edition of the ... Read more...

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Fatness can lead to ‘brain shrinkage’

August 24th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): A new study from University of California in Los Angeles suggests that piling on the pounds can shrink brains of older people, making them more vulnerable to cognitive ... Read more...

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Autistics are better problem solvers

June 17th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with autism are better problem solvers than non-autistic individuals.The research team from Universite de Montreal and Harvard University has found that ... Read more...

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Researchers decode ‘disturbed’ faces to track mental disease

February 5th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Tracking a mental illness like schizophrenia even before it becomes visible could open the way to more successful treatments in future, according to a new study.Building on her ... Read more...

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Brain scans may help people in coma-like state be heard again

June 19th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): A British researcher claims that he has devised a way to communicate with people who, though cant move their limbs, are consciously aware.While making a presentation at ... Read more...

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