Autism


Mother Flu in Pregnancy Not Linked With Autism Risk in Child

Mother Flu in Pregnancy Not Linked With Autism Risk in Child

It has been said that the mother’s influenza during pregnancy is not linked with any autism risk in the child....

Nov 30 2016, 9:29am CST

Smartphone App helps early Detection of Autism

Smartphone App helps early Detection of Autism

Scientists have developed a new smartphone app that tracks eye movement to determine, in less than a minute, if a child is sho...

Nov 13 2016, 12:19pm CST

New Apple iPad Game Could Help Identify Children with Autism

New Apple iPad Game Could Help Identify Children with Autism

Children with autism can be identified simply by tracking their hand movements while playing a game on an iPad, suggests new...

Aug 31 2016, 9:11pm CDT

Autism not just a Disease of the Brain: Study

Autism Is Not Just A Disease Of The Brain: Study

Autism, which significantly impairs an individual's ability to communicate as well as interact socially, has also been found to...

Jun 10 2016, 4:26am CDT

Excessive Folate During Pregnancy may Lead to Autism in Babies

Excessive Folate During Pregnancy Causing Autism

The latest evidence points towards excessive folate levels during conception leading towards the birth of autistic babies....

May 12 2016, 9:38am CDT

People With Autism Die 16 Years Younger Than Average

People With Autism Die 16 Years Younger Than Average

Research shows that the autistic often meet an early demise....

Mar 19 2016, 7:19am CDT

CRISPR-Cas9 can Target RNA to Treat Cancer, Autism

CRISPR-Cas9 can Target RNA to Treat Cancer, Autism

A CRISPR-based gene-clipping technique could eradicate many diseases in the future....

Mar 18 2016, 8:32am CDT

Antidepressants During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk

Antidepressants During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk

A study has given tentative proof that antidepressants taken during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of autism among the c...

Dec 15 2015, 4:54am CST

Report Says 1 in 45 US Kids has Autism

Report Says 1 in 45 US Kids have Autism

According to a 2014 survey, 2.24 kids have been diagnosed with autism compared to 1.25 in a previous survey....

Nov 15 2015, 9:13pm CST

Sesame Street's Autism Problem

Sesame Street's Autism Problem

Just yesterday the world was introduced to Julia, the newest member of the Sesame Street group and a special first for the show...

Oct 22 2015, 3:05pm CDT

Study: People with Autism Can be Extraordinarily Creative

Study: People with Autism Can be Extraordinarily Creative

Autism is linked to creativity and divergent thinking, according to a new study...

Aug 26 2015, 5:46am CDT

Sniffing Could Detect Autism in Kids

Sniffing Could Detect Autism in Kids

Scientists have discovered that a simple sniff test could lend valuable clues about autistic tendencies in children....

Jul 3 2015, 8:03am CDT