User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Childhood-Mental
Last updated: Jun 18 2018 21:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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They Never Heard Autistic Classmate Speak. Then He Gave Graduation Speech 18.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
People who know Sef Scott know he doesn't normally speak. The 17-year-old from Plano, Texas, has autism, and other than quoting lines from favorite movies, he is mostly nonverbal. So the members of...
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Yoga on wheels 18.6.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
How a group of differently-abled people uses yoga to promote inclusion
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A school of hope for autistic children 16.6.2018 Hindu: Issues
No parent is ever prepared to hear that his or her child is anything other than happy and healthy and learning that one’s child might have autism can
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Children With Autism More Likely To Be Prone To Food Allergies: Study 12.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Children with ASD are more than twice as likely to suffer from a food allergy as compared to children who may not have it, revealed a new study published in JAMA Network Open.
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Medical camp held 9.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Medical camp held
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Limited insurance support for treatment of autism 8.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Limited insurance support for treatment of autism
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Tortured by your own thoughts 3.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The struggles of battling with OCD, anxiety and depression
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Indian Mental Health NGO is helping parents become their child's therapist 2.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 2 (ANI-NewsVoir): Dr. Ajay Khera, Deputy Commissioner from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with global mental health expert and one of Time 100's most influential
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How early-life seizures are linked with autism 31.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Early-life seizures may prematurely switch on key synapses in the brain that may further cause neurodevelopmental delay among children with autism and other intellectual disabilities, finds a new study.
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Counseling for pregnant women gets personalized 27.5.2018 General News
New chromosome study can lead to personalised counseling of pregnant women, claims a team of researchers.Fetuses with a so-called new balanced chromosomal aberration have a higher risk of developing brain disorders such as autism and mental retardation than previously anticipated. According to a study conducted by the University of Copenhagen, the risk is 20 percent for fetuses with these types of aberrations.These chromosomal aberrations are seen in the fetus in one out of 2,000 pregnant women. Until now, when such an aberration has been found, the medical doctors have told the pregnant woman that the fetus' risk of developing congenital malformations is 6-9 percent."We have identified all the people who, as fetuses, were diagnosed with such a chromosomal aberration in Denmark, and we can see that they more often have developed a disease. The previous study, which found a risk of 6-9 percent, mainly looked at congenital malformations and did not include neurocognitive diseases such ..
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Offering the gift of patience to slow learners 25.5.2018 Hindu: Chennai
An engineer by training, Ashwini has found her calling in the education of children with learning disabilities
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Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances 24.5.2018 General News
If you are planning to have a baby then try including seafood to your diet as couples who eat seafood tend to be more sexually active and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive, a new study suggests.
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People with autism can't recognise lies: Study 23.5.2018 General News
People with autism spectrum disorder are unable to distinguish truth from lies - putting them at greater risk of being manipulated, a study has found. Researchers, led by David Williams of the University of Kent in the UK, found that lie detection ability is 'significantly diminished' in those with a full autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. It is also related to how many ASD traits people in the general population have - the more traits, the poorer the deception detection ability. Researchers conducted experiments with participants exhibiting varying degrees of ASD and compared them to those who were deemed 'neurotypical' or not displaying autistic patterns of thought or behaviour. Participants were shown a number of videos of people responding to questions about their earlier participation in an experiment during which they had an opportunity to cheat by looking at an answer sheet while the experimenter was out of the room. All the people in the video denied cheating, but some .
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Prenatal fish consumption not linked to autism risk in babies 22.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Instead of increasing risk of autism, eating fish twice a week during pregnancy may actually give newborns several nutritional benefits, suggests a new research.
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Does eating fish in pregnancy increase autism risk? 22.5.2018 General News
Turns out, autism is not linked to consuming fish in pregnancy.Scientists at the University of Bristol looked at the assumption that mercury exposure during pregnancy is a major cause of autism using evidence from nearly 4500 women who took part in the Children of the 90s study.Using analysis of blood samples, reported fish consumption and information on autism and autistic traits from one of the largest longitudinal studies to date, researchers found no links between levels of mercury in the mothers and autism or autistic traits in their children. The only adverse effect of mercury found was poor social cognition if mothers ate no fish at all, especially for girls.Lead author Jean Golding commented, "Our findings further endorse the safety of eating fish during pregnancy. Importantly we've found no evidence at all to support claims that mercury is involved in the development of autism or autistic traits."This adds to a body of work that endorses the eating of fish during pregnancy ...
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Autistic traits behind revolution in ice age art: Study 15.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The ability to focus on detail, a common trait among people with autism, allowed realistic art to flourish 30,000 years ago during the ice age, according to researchers.
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ICSE, ISC results out: southern region fares best 14.5.2018 Hindu: News
Students can check their results at cise.org or via SMS.
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ICSE, ICS results out: Southern region fares best 14.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Students can check their results at cise.org or via SMS.
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ISCE results: Pass percentage of 98.51% 14.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Southern states do best with 99.69%
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Permanent care centre for endosulfan victims still a dream 12.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Political parties have not responded to this demand
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