It's the first-ever marker to predict autism before a child's second year, a doctor said.        

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  • 'Sesame Street' welcomes Julia, a Muppet with autism
    Sesame Street is adding a new character to its lineup with Julia, a muppet who has vibrant red hair and autism. Julia is already a staple in Sesame Street digital and print books, and will appear in the 47th season of Sesame Street in April, the Associated ...
    03/20/2017 - 10:48 am | View Link
  • Autism is detectable in brain scans long before symptoms appear, new study says
    Researchers at the University of North Carolina used brain scans to predict with 80% accuracy whether certain children would develop autism, meaning such scans could enable early treatment of the disorder long before symptoms are evident. Until recently ...
    02/15/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Autism detectable in brain long before symptoms appear
    Brain scans can detect autism long before any symptoms start to emerge, say scientists. The earliest that children tend to be diagnosed at present is at the age of two, although it is often later. The study, published in the journal Nature, showed the ...
    02/15/2017 - 5:12 am | View Link
  • Autism detectable in brain long before symptoms appear
    These are external links and will open in a new window Brain scans can detect autism long before ... told the BBC News website: "Very early in the first year of life we see surface brain area differences, that precede the symptoms that people traditionally ...
    02/15/2017 - 5:07 am | View Link
  • Excessive cerebral spinal fluid, enlarged brain size in infancy are potential biomarkers for autism
    "This is the first report of an infant brain anomaly associated with autism that is detectable by using conventional structural ... associated with autism and may result in more positive long-term outcomes for the child," Amaral said.
    07/9/2013 - 2:54 pm | View Link
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  • Epilepsy (Seizures): Learn about Facts and Treatments
    Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain sometimes signal abnormally. Neurons normally generate electrochemical impulses that act on other neurons, glands, and muscles to produce human thoughts, feelings, and actions.
    04/17/2018 - 10:33 am | View Website
  • Sexual Paradox: Brain
    Table of traits associated with sexual differences (Boy brain, girl brain: How the sexes act differently New Scientist 2 March 2011 by Laura Spinney).Jay Giedd and Judith Rapoport point out that most of the effects of sex on behaviour are only around half the size of those on height (Neuron, vol 67, p 728).
    04/16/2018 - 8:39 am | View Website
  • brain injury .com | Latest Medical Research about Brain Injury
    The latest medical research for traumatic brain injury includes Quantative Magentic Resonance, Cellular Damage, Tinnitus Imaging, and Magnetic Resonance Spectrocopy.
    04/15/2018 - 10:21 am | View Website
  • World Autism Awareness Week 2018
    Beechwood College - A Practical Approach to Autism Go To Link. A short animation which was designed and created by Thomas Cotran - A Practical Approach to Autism
    04/15/2018 - 1:52 am | View Website
  • Missing The Diagnosis: The Hidden Medical Causes of Mental ...
    Learning Objectives. This is an intermediate level course. After taking this course, mental health professionals will be able to: List and discuss four medical causes of mental disorders.
    04/14/2018 - 10:53 pm | View Website
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