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Having a Pet Can Reduce Stress For Both Children and Adults

Researchers have found that a family pet can lead to strong bonds and reduced stress for both children with autism and their parents. According to...

Yoga During Quarantine can be Beneficial for Autistic Children

Children who are autistic tend to have sensory experiences that are very different from others. As children with special needs, they have the kind...

Researchers Identify 102 Genes Associated with Autism

In the largest genetic sequencing study of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to date, researchers have identified 102 genes associated with risk for autism. The discovery...

Consumption of Soybean Oil May Affect Neurological Conditions: Study

Widely consumed soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes but may also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety and depression,...

One-Fourth Of Children Having Autism Are Not Diagnosed: Study

Researchers have found that one-fourth of children under age 8 with autism spectrum disorder are not being diagnosed, which is critical for improving quality...

Families of Children With Autism Likely to Face Mental and Social Burdens: Study

Families of children with autism face high physical, mental and emotional burdens, are sometimes ridiculed and even accused of child abuse, says a new...

Here’s Why Genes Are Linked to Autism Risk

Researchers have discovered how a genetic alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism and Tourette's impairs brain communication. People with a genetic deletion known...

Genetic Alteration Can Increase Risk of Developing Autism and Tourette’s Syndrome

Researchers have discovered how a Genetic Alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism and Tourette's impairs brain communication. People with a genetic deletion known...

Morning Sickness Can Increase Autism Risk in Children: Study

Children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe form of morning sickness, during pregnancy were 53 per cent more likely to be diagnosed with...

People With Autism Are Likely to Report Cases of Self Harm and Suicidal Thoughts

People with a higher genetic likelihood of Autism are more likely to report higher childhood maltreatment, self-harm and suicidal thoughts, according to a new...

Research Shows that People with Genetic Autism are Likely to Report Self-Harm Thoughts

People with a higher genetic likelihood of autism are more likely to report higher childhood maltreatment, self-harm and suicidal thoughts, according to a new...

High Levels of Oestrogen Could Cause Autism

Researchers have identified a link between exposure to high levels of oestrogen sex hormones in the womb and the likelihood of developing autism. Published in...

Kids with Autism More Likely to Be Bullied by Both Their Siblings and Their Peers

Parents, please take note. Kids with autism are more likely to be bullied by both their siblings and their peers, meaning that when they...

Artificial Intelligence Discovers New Class of Genetic Mutations Behind Autism

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers have discovered new genetic flaws that contribute to autism in people. Most previous research on the genetic basis of disease has focused on the 20,000...

Scientists Claim, Absence Of KDM5 Protein in Flies Causes Autism

 Chinese scientists have discovered that absence of a certain protein in flies causes intestinal flora imbalance and makes them show symptoms similar to autism...

Know How Ohio Teenager Defined His Anti-Vaccine Mother, Believing It Caused Autism

An Ohio teenager who defied his anti-vaccine mother and received shots against several dangerous diseases was the star witness at a Senate hearing Tuesday. Eighteen-year-old...

Prenatal Vitamin Intake May Reduce Autism Recurrence, Says Study

Maternal intake of prenatal vitamins, including folic acid, during pregnancy can significantly lower the risk of autism spectrum disorder, and lead to higher cognitive skills in younger siblings...

Study Reveals Autistic Children Likely To Face Maltreatment

Parents, take note. If your child is suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) then you have to be more cautious, as a new study...

Immersive VR Can Help Kids Overcome Autism Phobias

Exposing children and adults with autism to immersive virtual reality (VR) can help alleviate their fears and phobias, say researchers. A team from the UK's Newcastle University developed 'Blue Room', a virtual...

Can Medical Cannabis Help Autistic Children?

Cannabis treatment for teenage patients with autism is well-tolerated, safe and effective option to relieve symptoms including seizures, tics, depression, restlessness, researchers say. The study...

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Even Low Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Can Impact Child’s Brain Development

Researchers have found that even low levels of alcohol consumption during pregnancy can have an impact on a child's brain development. The study, published in...

Pandemic May Cause a Global Tsunami of Mental Health Problems: Researchers

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that Covid-19 pandemic will cause a global tsunami of mental health problems. Mental health problems were already a...

World Heart Day: Choreographer Ashely Lobo on Attaining Heart Health Through Dance

By Siddhi Jain Indian-Australian choreographer Ashley Lobo, who is also the founder and artistic director of Danceworx Academy and Navdhara Theatre, says that for dancers,...