Latest MIND Institute Stories

2011-03-29 12:56:00

6-part series airs during Autism Awareness Month April 18 - 26, 2011 ARLINGTON, Va., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Autism - it's a developmental disorder that has become increasingly prevalent, affecting 1 out of 110 American children.

2010-12-17 11:18:35

Study demonstrates connection between autism and traffic pollution.

2010-10-13 15:38:00

--Will Pool Efforts in Autism, ADHD, Other Disabilities-- PHILADELPHIA, Oct.

2010-09-09 11:00:14

One of the antibiotics most commonly prescribed to treat adolescent acne can increase attention spans and communication and decrease anxiety in patients with fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited cause of mental impairment.

2010-04-26 08:47:00

RYE, N.Y., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Curemark, LLC, (www.curemark.com), a drug research and development company focused on the treatment of neurological diseases, announced that the company is now enrolling Phase III clinical trials for CM-AT, its autism treatment, at the UC Davis MIND Institute (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders). UC Davis MIND Institute joins Curemark's network of more than 12 sites across the country conducting CM-AT trials with a total 170 children.

2010-02-16 13:00:16

Condition is characterized by a slow decline rather than an abrupt loss of skills, study says.

2010-02-08 11:15:00

Advanced maternal age is linked to a significantly elevated risk of having a child with autism, regardless of the father's age.

2010-01-05 20:13:11

UC Davis Researchers Identify Autism Clusters In California.

2009-11-30 12:45:00

Early intervention programs for children with autism have been found to be effective in improving IQ, language skills and social skills, according to a new study.

2009-10-19 17:02:19

In a large population-based study published online today, researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute report that after adjusting for a number of factors, typically developing children and children with autism have similar levels of mercury in their blood streams.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.