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With MRI, researchers find autism biomarkers in infancy

With MRI, researchers find autism biomarkers in infancy

San Francisco, Feb 19 (IANS) Researchers studying the brains of infants who have older siblings with autism were able to identify 80 per cent of the babies who would be subsequently diagnosed with autism at two years of age.



A genetic 'switch' that may prevent Parkinson's identified

A genetic 'switch' that may prevent Parkinson's identified

London, Feb 19 (IANS) Researchers have identified a genetic 'switch' that may help prevent or delay the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

'Nothing can be done' in genetic Fragile X Syndrome a myth

'Nothing can be done' in genetic Fragile X Syndrome a myth

Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) The absence of clinical medicine to treat Fragile X Syndrome, the most common known genetic cause of autism, does not mean it is not amenable to other forms of care, say experts debunking myths about the inherited condition.

Zero pollution may spike asthma in kids

Zero pollution may spike asthma in kids

Toronto, Feb 18 (IANS) Are you making the environment and water a bit too clean for your kids? Beware! You may be depriving them of the good microbes that may protect them against various illness, researchers warn.

30-min walk boosts positivity in advanced cancer patients

30-min walk boosts positivity in advanced cancer patients

London, Feb 18 (IANS) For patients in the advanced stages of cancer, walking for at least 30 minutes thrice a week may boost a positive attitude towards their illness and improve their quality of life, new research claims.

Consuming butter may double your risk of diabetes

Consuming butter may double your risk of diabetes

New York, Feb 17 (IANS) Next time you order pizza with extra cheese or paranthas with dollops of butter, remember, you may be twice at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, researchers have warned.

Vitamins B supplements may help reduce schizophrenia symptoms

Vitamins B supplements may help reduce schizophrenia symptoms

London, Feb 17 (IANS) Treating schizophrenia patients with high-dose B-vitamins -- including B6, B8 and B12 -- supplements may significantly reduce symptoms of the mental disorder that affects nearly one per cent of the population more than standard treatments alone, researchers suggest.

People with family history of Brugada Syndrome at high risk

People with family history of Brugada Syndrome at high risk

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) People with a family history of Brugada Syndrome -- a heart rhythm disorder -- have 70 per cent higher chances of having the same life threatening problem, said doctors.

Malaria vaccine found effective in early human trial

Malaria vaccine found effective in early human trial

London, Feb 16 (IANS) When administered together with antimalarial medication, an experimental malaria vaccine has been found to protect people in early clinical trial.

Would-be fathers too may be at risk of depression

Would-be fathers too may be at risk of depression

Wellington, Feb 16 (IANS) If you thought that only women suffer depression during pregnancy as well as post delivery, you may be wrong.

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