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Boys At Higher Risk Of Autism. Scientist Decode Why

Washington: Scientists have discovered differences in a brain signalling pathway that causes autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to be more common in boys. "One intriguing aspect...

This Test May Help Diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders

New York: A new eye test that can reveal impairment in cerebellum may help identify people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), researchers say. The cerebellum --...

People With Autism, Acid Attack Survivors To Get Reservation In Government...

New Delhi: People with autism, mental or intellectual disability and victims of acid attacks may get quotas in central government jobs and for promotions. The...

Fever During Pregnancy Linked To Autism Risk: Study

New York: Babies prenatally exposed to maternal fever during the second trimester are likely to be at 40 per cent raised risk of developing...

Recognising Facial Expressions Tough For Austistic Kids: Study

London:  Children who suffer from autism find it difficult to accurately recognise facial expressions, a new study has found. Researchers from University of Bristol in...

18 New Genes Linked To Autism Risk Identified

New York: Scientists using the world's largest autism genome database have identified 18 new genes variations that may increase the risk of the disorder. Researchers...

MRI Scans Can Predict Babies At Risk Of Autism: Study

New York: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of babies at 6 and 12 months with older siblings with autism may correctly predict 80 per cent...

Kids With Autism Miss Significance Of Eye Contact: Research

New York: Young children with autism look less at other people's eyes because they miss the significance of social information in others' eyes, new...

Folinic Acid May Help Autistic Kids Improve Skills: Study

New York: Reduced form of a B-vitamin known as folate may help improve language and communication skills of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD),...