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New Screening Method Could Detect Autism In 9 Month Old

New Screening Method Could Detect Autism In 9 Month Old Infants

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The identification of two new biomarkers could help medical researchers identify autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children as young as nine months old – one year earlier than the...

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2014-04-17 13:42:44

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adolescents appears to be associated with atypical connectivity in the brain involving the systems that help people infer what others are thinking and understand the meaning of others' actions and emotions. The ability to navigate and thrive in complex social systems is commonly impaired in ASD, a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting as many as 1 in 88 children. The authors used functional magnetic resonance imaging to investigate connectivity in two...

2014-04-16 23:17:43

Dr. Nathan R. Selden of Oregon Health and Science University hosts the 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, July 9-11, 2014, sponsored by the Hydrocephalus Association. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Leading medical professionals, researchers, patients and their families will gather in downtown Portland for the 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, hosted by the Hydrocephalus Association (HA). The biennial conference provides tools and personal connections to address the...

2014-04-16 12:15:13

Highest Association Found During First Trimester Exposure for Autism and Third Trimester Exposure for Developmental Delays In a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs, researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public health found that prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a frequently prescribed treatment for depression, anxiety and other disorders, was associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delays (DD) in boys. The study,...

2014-04-16 11:40:27

A new study has shed light on the factors likely to lead to the development of a rare condition affecting the inner ear. In the most comprehensive study of Ménière's Disease to date, researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School have been able to suggest what goes wrong in the body when people develop the disease, and provide an insight into factors that lead to its development. Ménière's Disease can cause tinnitus, hearing loss, vertigo attacks and a feeling of pressure...

2014-04-15 23:09:06

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12 p.m. PDT, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh will host the webinar, ‘Facial Reanimation Options Associated with Acoustic Neuroma’ for ANA members. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills announced today that he will present a webinar for the Acoustic Neuroma Association on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12 p.m. PDT. The webinar, which is free for Acoustic Neuroma Association members, is titled,...

2014-04-15 08:31:21

OAKLAND, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Collagen Matrix, Inc. announced today that it has received FDA's 510(k) clearance of its Flexible Collagen Nerve Conduit for management of peripheral nerve injuries at nerve ends in the foot to reduce the formation of painful neuroma. This is the first and only nerve conduit to receive FDA clearance for treatment of neuroma formation at nerve ends. The product will be able to help patients suffering from pain as a result of conditions...

2014-04-11 23:23:23

Hands-On Seminars, Inc. is making Vestibular Rehabilitation Training (VRT) available to Physical Therapists around the country in an effort to prevent falls and related injuries. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. These falls can cause injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. In fact, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults....

2014-04-11 16:21:36

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/btp9ds/global_multiple) has announced the addition of the "Global Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Therapeutics Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/btp9ds/global_multiple ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Therapeutics market to grow at...

2014-04-09 23:02:29

Owens Corning is donating a Basement Finishing System™ to help improve one autistic child’s attending and engagement behavior. A recent study has shown how noise-reduction walls help improve autistic children’s learning environments. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Owens Corning, the parent company of Basement Finishing System™ franchisees, is pleased to announce that the McDade family was chosen to have their basement finished with the Basement Finishing System™. This...

2014-04-08 12:30:53

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6d9skh/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition of a new report "Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6d9skh/drug_delivery_in ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The delivery of drugs to central nervous system (CNS)...


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2012-04-25 14:12:25

Cephalalgia is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the International Headache Society. The journal is subtitled 'An International Journal of Headache'. The journal was established in 1981 and is published tri-weekly (or 16 times per year). It was previously published by Blackwell Publishing. The editor-in-chief is David W. Dodick of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Cephalalgia provides an international forum for research, review and discussions on...

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St. Louis Encephalitis is a disease caused by the Culex mosquito borne St. Louis Encephalitis virus. It is related to Japanese encephalitis virus and is a member of the Flaviviridae subgroup. It mainly affects the United States and occasionally hits Canada and Mexico. The name goes back to 1933 within five weeks in autumn an encephalitis epidemic of explosive proportions broke out in the vicinity of St. Louis, Missouri. Over 1000 cases were reported and the National Institute of Health...

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2011-02-17 16:02:53

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) is a viral disease, spread by rodents, that presents as aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, or meningoencephalitis. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) is the causative agent and is a member of the Arenaviridae family. The name is from the tendency of an individual to have high levels of lymphocytes during infection. It is spread by the common house mouse. Mice become chronically infected by keeping the virus in their blood. Female mice will...

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