June 26, 2017

Brain Patterns at 6 Months Predict Autism in High-Risk Infants

Patterns of brain activity in 6-month-old babies accurately… [more]

Brain Patterns at 6 Months Predict Autism in High-Risk Infants Brain Patterns at 6 Months Predict Autism in High-Risk Infants

Virtual Reality a Game Changer for Psychiatry

You may be familiar with virtual reality technology… [more]

Virtual Reality a Game Changer for Psychiatry Virtual Reality a Game Changer for Psychiatry

Prenatal, Early-Life Toxin, Nutrient Exposure Tied to Autism

Using evidence found in baby teeth, researchers from… [more]

Prenatal, Early-Life Toxin, Nutrient Exposure Tied to Autism Prenatal, Early-Life Toxin, Nutrient Exposure Tied to Autism

Detecting Autism in the Very Young: The Tell-Tale Signs of Babbling, Crying, and Trunk Control

Pediatricians and nurse practitioners are on the front… [more]

Detecting Autism in the Very Young: The Tell-Tale Signs of Babbling, Crying, and Trunk Control Detecting Autism in the Very Young: The Tell-Tale Signs of Babbling, Crying, and Trunk Control

Diuretic Continues to Show Promise in Autism

A drug used for decades to treat high blood pressure… [more]

Diuretic Continues to Show Promise in Autism Diuretic Continues to Show Promise in Autism

Blood Test May Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Autism Diagnosis

Two metabolic biomarkers accurately predict autistic… [more]

Blood Test May Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Autism Diagnosis Blood Test May Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Autism Diagnosis

Extra-axial CSF Predicts Autism Development in High-risk Infants

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An increased amount of… [more]

Extra-axial CSF Predicts Autism Development in High-risk Infants Extra-axial CSF Predicts Autism Development in High-risk Infants

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Brain Patterns at 6 Months Predict Autism in High-Risk Infants

Patterns of brain activity in 6-month-old babies accurately predict which of them will be diagnosed with autism at age 2. The findings hint that brain scans may one day help doctors detect autism in infants. The study is small, and its findings need to be replicated before they can be used clinically. But researchers were […]

Virtual Reality a Game Changer for Psychiatry

You may be familiar with virtual reality technology from the VR goggles that are increasingly popular for entertainment and games — a headset display, stereo sound and head motion tracking provide an immersive virtual reality experience. Virtual reality technology is also used in simulators for training and it is increasingly being used to help people […]

Prenatal, Early-Life Toxin, Nutrient Exposure Tied to Autism

Using evidence found in baby teeth, researchers from The Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Environmental Health Sciences Laboratory and The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai found that differences in the uptake of multiple toxic and essential elements over the second and third trimesters and early postnatal periods are associated with the […]

Detecting Autism in the Very Young: The Tell-Tale Signs of Babbling, Crying, and Trunk Control

Pediatricians and nurse practitioners are on the front line with their patients. The parents who come to you have the most experience with you and you have the history that will help to define whether a specialist evaluation is needed. You are crucial to this whole endeavor. We know that we track physical, motor, and […]

Diuretic Continues to Show Promise in Autism

A drug used for decades to treat high blood pressure and other conditions has shown promise in a small clinical trial for autism. The drug, bumetanide, reduced the overall severity of behavioral symptoms after 3 months of daily treatment. The researchers say that many parents of children who received the drug reported that their children […]