flag

Last Updated:
Sat, 06 Feb 2016, 06:00 GMT
Space
 
Img

News Categories
ADHD
Aid/Disasters
Alcohol/Addiction/Illegal Drugs
Allergy
Alzheimer's
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma/Respiratory
Autism
Biology/Biochemistry
BioTerrorism
Bipolar
Bird Flu/SARS
Body Aches
Bones/Orthopaedics
Breast Cancer
Cancer/Oncology
Cardiovascular/Cardiology
Caregivers/Homecare
Cholesterol
CJD/vCJD/Mad Cow Disease
Cleft Palate
Complementary Medicine
Cosmetic Medicine/Plastic Surgery
Crohn's News
Cystic Fibrosis
Dentistry
Depression
Dermatology
Diabetes
Dyslexia
Ear, Nose and Throat
Endocrinology
Epilepsy
Erectile Dysfunction/Premature Ejaculation
Eye Health/Ophthalmology
Fertility
Fitness/Obesity
GastroIntestinal
Genetics
Gout
Headache/Migraine
Hearing/Deafness
HIV/AIDS
Huntingtons Disease
Hypertension
Immune System
Infectious Diseases/Bacteria/Viruses
Irritable-Bowel Syndrome
IT/Internet/E-mail
Liver Disease/Hepatitis
Lung Cancer
Lupus
Lymphoma/Leukemia
Medical Devices
Medical Students
Medicare/Medicaid
Men's health
Mental Health
MRI/PET
MRSA/SuperBug
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Neuralgia
Neurology/Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition/Agriculture
Pain
Parkinson's Disease
Pediatrics
Pharma Industry
Pregnancy
Prostate
Psychology/Psychiatry
Public Health
Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
Rehabilitation
Schizophrenia
Seniors/Aging
Sexual Health/STDs
Sleep/Sleep Disorders
Smoking
Sports Medicine
Statins
Stem Cell Research
Stroke
Transplants/Organ Donations
Tropical Diseases
Urology/Nephrology
Veterinary
Water Quality
Women's Health/OBGYN


Health News - Autism

Cohen Children's Medical Center study: Children on autism spectrum more likely to wander, disappear
A new study by researchers at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York (CCMC) suggests that more than one-quarter million school-age children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other... (Medical News Today)

Blood pressure medicine may improve conversational skills of individuals with autism
An estimated 1 in 68 children in the United States has autism. The neurodevelopmental disorder, which impairs communication and social interaction skills, can be treated with medications and... (Medical News Today)

How mirror neurons can help improving autism
A randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics introduces a completely new therapeutic opportunity for disturbances that are related to autism. (Medical News Today)

Study strengthens evidence linking autism to maternal obesity-diabetes
Scientists show they can use electronic medical records and birth information to verify and strengthen an already suspected link between autistic children and pregnant mothers with obesity and... (Medical News Today)

Study reveals subtle brain differences in men with autism
Research at King's College London has revealed subtle brain differences in adult males with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which may go some way towards explaining why symptoms persist into... (Medical News Today)

Autism caused by immune response to viral infection during pregnancy?
Links between viral infection during pregnancy and autism grow ever stronger. The latest study investigates the role of T helper cells and specific cytokines. (Medical News Today)

Maternal obesity and diabetes linked with increased infant autism risk
New research has found that children born to mothers with diabetes and obesity could be significantly more likely to develop the developmental disability. (Medical News Today)

Texas A&M research hints at a nutritional strategy for reducing autism risk
Folic acid has long been touted as an important supplement for women of childbearing age for its ability to prevent defects in the baby's developing brain and spinal cord. (Medical News Today)

Estrogens alleviate hyperactivity in zebrafish with autism gene
Research led by UCL, Yale and University of California, San Francisco has shown that the hormone estrogen alleviates the sleep disruption experienced by zebrafish genetically designed to help... (Medical News Today)

Study: Anti-asthma drugs taken during pregnancy associated with autism risk
By comparing birth records over a period of nine years, Drexel researchers found that the children of mothers who took a certain asthma medication during pregnancy faced an elevated risk of being... (Medical News Today)

Twenty-five-point drop in IQ caused by lack of gene copy
Researchers measured the intelligence of 700 family members who had at least one relative carrying the same genetic mutation on chromosome 16, which is known to predispose to autistic spectrum... (Medical News Today)

Transgenic monkeys could aid study of autism
Genetically modified monkeys that overexpress a gene associated with autism-like behaviours in humans and that can pass the modification to their offspring are reported in Nature this week. (Medical News Today)

Tourette syndrome: Brain circuits involved in vocal tic generation identified
A team of international researchers, led by Dr. Kevin W. McCairn, Ph.D. has announced the discovery of a system in the brain that may underlie the development of involuntary vocalizations (commonly... (Medical News Today)

Group therapy helps autistic children to cope better with everyday life
In the framework of group therapy developed at Goethe University Frankfurt, children and adolescents with high functioning ASD can learn how to cope better in the social world and also achieve a... (Medical News Today)

Searching for genetic links between autism and other disorders
Research into autism as a symptom of other genetic disorders sheds some light on the molecular mechanisms behind the pervasive and elusive condition. (Medical News Today)

Autism-linked protein lays groundwork for healthy brain
A gene linked to mental disorders helps lays the foundation for a crucial brain structure during prenatal development, according to Salk Institute research published January 14, 2016 in Cell... (Medical News Today)

NIH genome sequencing program targets the genomic bases of common, rare disease
The National Institutes of Health will fund a set of genome sequencing and analysis centers whose research will focus on understanding the genomic bases of common and rare human diseases. (Medical News Today)

Youths with gender dysphoria have higher rates of asperger syndrome
A new study provides clinical data to support growing evidence that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more prevalent in children and adolescents with gender dysphoria than in the general population. (Medical News Today)

Trio of autism-linked molecules orchestrate neuron connections
Proteins linked to brain disorders help wire the brain.New research from Duke University reveals how three proteins work in concert to wire up a specific area of the developing brain that is... (Medical News Today)

Scientists discover how we play memories in fast forward
Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered a mechanism that may explain how the brain can recall nearly all of what happened on a recent afternoon - or make a thorough plan... (Medical News Today)

Is autism hiding in a fold of the brain?
Scientists at CNRS, Aix-Marseille Université and AP-HM have identified a cerebral marker specific to autism that can be detected by MRI and is present as from the age of two years. (Medical News Today)

Untapped region in brain cell offers goldmine of drug targets for new autism treatments, UCLA study finds
UCLA scientists have discovered that an overlooked region in brain cells houses a motherlode of mutated genes previously tied to autism. (Medical News Today)

Xistential crisis: Discovery shows there's more to the story in silencing X chromosomes
Work could lead to ways to counteract X-linked diseases in girls and women.Nearly every girl and woman on Earth carries two X chromosomes in nearly every one of her cells -- but one of them does... (Medical News Today)

Teens with autism and caregivers should plan early for adulthood
As the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders continues to rise, medical professionals have emphasized early diagnosis, intervention and treatment. (Medical News Today)

Intriguing gender differences found in autistic friendships
Autism is considered to be far more common in males. An insightful new study looks at the differences in relationships formed between autistic girls and boys. (Medical News Today)

Alternative Health Directory

• Acupressure
• Acupuncture
• Addiction Treatment
• Alexander Technique
• Allergy Therapy
• Animal Therapy
• Anti-Depressants
• Aromatherapy
• Ayurveda
• Beauty and Skincare
• Bio-Resonance
• Birth Control
• Bowen Technique
• Business
• Buteyko
• Cancer Treatments
• Chair Massage
• Chakra Balancing
• Children's Health
• Chinese Medicine
• Chiropractic
• Clutter and Space Clearing
• Colon Hydrotherapy
• Colour Therapy
• Confidence Building
• Cosmetic Surgery
• Counselling and Psychotherapy
• Craniosacral Therapy
• Crystal Therapy
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Dance Therapy
• Daoyin Tao
• Dental Care
• Detox
• Dianetics
• Ear Candling (Thermo-Auricular)
• Electronic Gem Therapy
• Emotional Freedom Technique
• Energy Therapy
• Eye Care
• Facial Rejuvenation
• Feldenkrais
• Feng Shui
• Fitness, Leisure and Sports
• Flower Remedies
• General Health & Wellbeing
• General Psychotherapist
• Hair Care and Trichology
• Healthy Aging
• Herbal Medicine
• Homeopathy
• Hot & Cold Stone Therapy
• Hot Stone Therapy
• Hydrotherapy
• Hypnotherapy
• Indian Head Massage
• Iridology
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
• Juicing
• Kidney Stones
• Kinesiology
• Life Alignment
• Life Coaching
• Light Therapy (SAD)
• Lymphoma
• Magnet Therapy
• Massage Therapy
• Medication
• Meditation
• Men's Health
• Mental Health
• Naturopathy
• Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
• Nutritional Therapy
• Organic and Vegetarian
• Osteopathy
• Pain Relief
• Parenting
• Physiotherapy
• Pilates
• Podiatry and Chiropody
• Psychology
• Qi Gong (Chi Kung)
• Quantum Touch Healing
• Rapid Eye Technology
• Reflexology
• Reiki
• Rolfing
• Scenar Therapy
• Shamanic Healing
• Shiatsu
• Sound Healing
• Spas
• Spiral Release Bodywork
• Sports Massage
• Stop Smoking
• Stress Management
• Swedish Massage
• Tai Chi
• Thai Foot Massage
• Thai Yoga Massage
• The Journey Therapy
• Thought Field Therapy
• Time Line Therapy
• Tui Na
• Veterinary
• Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
• Water Therapy
• Weight Loss
• Women's Health
• Yoga

 
left border
Space
right border
space
Home | Alternative Medicine | Directory | Health Article | Health Video | Daily Health News | Training Courses | Associations | Ecards | Members Link to Us | Health Related Web Links | Site Map | about us | Contact Us | Complementary Alternative Medicine, Natural Remedies, Alternative Health Articles


Use of service subject to terms and conditions Copyright Worldwidehealth.com © 1998-2015