Articles by Autism
Risk Of Autism Doubled Due To Circumcision: Study
January 20 2015 1:16 AM
A study by Danish scientists found that boys who were circumcised below the age of 5 had double the chance of being affected by autistic spectrum disorder.
Measles Outbreak In California Linked To Disneyland Visits: Unvaccinated People More Vulnerable To The Infection
January 14 2015 2:09 PM
Congested public places are easy carriers of this deadly viral disease.
Autistic Minnesota Man Builds Feline Fun House, Considers Asperger Syndrome A Blessing
January 07 2015 12:55 PM
A video of a man building an indoor fun house for his cats has gone viral on YouTube.
Autism Linked To Air Pollution
December 23 2014 10:49 PM
Recent studies may have found a link between the development of autism, and exposure to pollution during pregnancy.
Specialists Question Wi-fi Baby Monitor Caution
December 09 2014 10:05 AM
Experts on child care have questioned the claim of an Australian writer who believes that the use of wireless baby monitors do more harm than good.
Autistic Australian Man Chained To A Bed For 14 Days
December 09 2014 12:51 AM
The Pascoe family say that their autistic son's needs had been ignored by care-givers.
New Cancer Drug Opens Treatment Avenues For Fragile X
December 03 2014 7:36 PM
Studies on a new drug for lung cancer and leukemia treatment opens the possibility of treating autism.
‘Killer Mum’ Claims 8-Year-Old Autistic Son Proposed Suicide Pact Via Text Message
October 13 2014 12:41 PM
Gigi Jordan, a former executive of a pharmaceutical company, claimed that her 8-year-old autistic son, whom she killed with a deadly dose of prescription drug, proposed for them to engage in a suicide pact.
A Study on Drugs Restoring Extra Synapses in Brain Can Cure Autism
August 27 2014 8:32 AM
Autistic children have extra synapses in their brain and using a specific drug restores synaptic pruning and in turn might be able to reverses autistic-like-behavior in human beings as reported by the U.S. neuroscientists in the Neuron journal.
Advice To Parents: Double Check Before Using Any Alternative Cure For Autism
August 25 2014 8:26 AM
It is found that many alternative cure of autism have many dangerous side effects.
Autistic Business Owners Capitalize On Strengths For Success
August 22 2014 4:37 PM
An innovative and futuristic program that helps autistic people find job opportunities and start their own business has generated a lot of interest.
Camel Milk Holds Answer for Diabetes, Autism, Lactose Intolerance, Allergies
August 21 2014 2:57 PM
Camel milk with extreme high in iron, vitamin, protein and calcium, might cure diabetes, autism and few types of allergies. It is easily digestible for those who are lactose intolerance.
UK-Born Kiwi Killed in MH 17 Tragedy identified
August 18 2014 12:43 PM
A life cut short in the sky and the pain of others
Autism Spectrum Disorder Patients All Set to Embark on a Culinary Arts Career
August 14 2014 3:59 PM
Four students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder will graduate from SAIT Polytechnic and embark on a journey into the culinary arts career.
Love Hormone, Oxytocin Improves Kids' Social Skills
August 06 2014 10:37 AM
The love hormone is known to perform many functions, aiding sexual arousal, preparing a woman's body for childbirth and stimulating milk production for breastfeeding. But a recent research by Stanford University revealed that oxytocin also has a great effect on children's social skills, determining how they deal with their peers.
Staying Up Late Can Affect a Woman's Fertility
July 17 2014 3:34 PM
In a recent report published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, it was suggested that women who wanted to get pregnant or are expecting a baby must avoid light during the night as darkness is essential for the reproductive health in women.
Science Explores Flatulence, Fart Smell: 5 Things to Know
July 16 2014 9:48 AM
So what’s in a fart that made researchers claim sniffing the smell is good for the health? Science has been toying with the theory that sniffing fart could be helpful in the treatment and prevention of certain illnesses. Below are five things to know from the researchers who have experimented on this theory.
LG Unveils Child Tracking Kizon Device to Help Parents
July 15 2014 3:03 PM
There is good news for parents. LG Electronics has announced a wrist-worn device Kizon to track children, reports BBC. The device will help parents to track and update children on what they are up to. The target audience for the new device will be families having pre-school and primary school children.
Children With Autism Can Develop Communication Skills With The Help of iPads and Computer Tablets
July 08 2014 10:48 AM
Autistic children can develop their social communication skills by using computer tablets as part of their treatment, suggest a new study by the University of California in the United States.
No Link Between Vaccines and Autism: Review in 'Pediatrics'
July 02 2014 4:13 PM
A project that screened scientific titles and papers on safety of vaccine concluded that vaccination for children is safe.