Latest Developmental neuroscience Stories

Video Games Are Popular With Autistic Children
2013-04-18 04:40:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Kids and teenagers suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to use television and video games and less likely to spend time on social media than their normally-developing counterparts, claims new research set for publication in a future issue of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Micah Mazurek, an assistant professor of health psychology and a clinical child psychologist at the University of...

2013-04-13 23:01:35

The Virgin Islands´ 6th Annual Autism Conference will feature presentations by an expert from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and one of the nation´s top children´s hospitals — Dr. Georgina Peacock, a medical officer and developmental-behavioral pediatrician at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — at the University of the Virgin Islands on April 17, on St. Thomas, and April 18,...

Antibiotic Treatment For Children With Fragile X
2013-04-10 09:36:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An older, broad-spectrum antibiotic has shown “modest” yet meaningful improvements in general behavior, mood and anxiety for children suffering from fragile X syndrome (FXS), claims a study published in this month´s edition of the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. For the study, researchers from the University of California-Davis Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (MIND)...

2013-04-06 23:02:44

polyDNA will be lowering the price of Gene-Eden-VIR by 50% for parents of Autistic children. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 During the month of April, which has been sponsored by the Autism Society as National Autism Awareness Month, polyDNA will be lowering the price of Gene-Eden-VIR. Parents of Autistic children will be able to purchase Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural remedy against foreign DNA, at a 50% discount. The CDC´s report on Autism says, “More children than ever before...

2013-03-06 23:04:07

Autism mom and web-show host Shannon Penrod will shave her head April 8, 2013, live on http://www.autism-live.com, in an effort to encourage people to put Compassion in Action during National Autism Awareness Month. (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 Autism Live host Shannon Penrod will shave her head on April 8, 2013, at 10:00 am (PDT) on http://www.autism-live.com to show Compassion in Action during National Autism Awareness Month. The Autism Live web-show host is a parent of a child with autism and...

Autistic Kids Happier In The Presence Of Animals
2013-02-28 16:47:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Animals and humans have long enjoyed an amicable relationship with one another. For whatever reason, it seems as if we generally enjoy one another´s company. Various animals have been found to bring comfort to the sick and even lower blood pressure. Now, a new study has found that animals can have yet another positive influence on humans, particularly children with autism. According to research conducted by psychology...

Autism Risk Revealed By Ultrasound After Birth
2013-02-26 05:03:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A specific brain abnormality, present in low-birth weight newborns, has been linked to an increased risk of autism later in life by researchers at Michigan State University (MSU). The study, which has been published in the latest edition of the Journal of Pediatrics, found these undersized children are seven times more likely to be diagnosed with the neurodevelopmental disorder at some point in their lives if an ultrasound taken...

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