Scientists at Vanderbilt University have developed an elaborate therapy system that makes use of a humanoid robot in treatment for autistic children.
Mothers who were abused during childhood have a high risk of giving birth to children with autism, a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found. The risk of an autism diagnosis of the child is three times higher when the mother has had a history of serious abuse as a kid.
According to a new study, genes are behind kids' aversion to new kinds of foods.
A team from the University of Louisiana has determined that oleocanthal in extra virgin olive oil contributes to fighting Alzheimer's disease by evacuating the abnormal proteins associated with the disease out of the brain.
Sugary drinks can increase weight and along with it, a risk of various obesity-related deaths from diabetes and certain cancers, says a new study based on data from 114 national dietary surveys.
According to a new federal report, rates of autism in the country are higher than previous estimates. Researchers now say that prevalence of parent-reported ASD is 2 percent, a significant increase from 1.16 percent in 2007.
A new study suggests an eye-opening link between hypertension and Alzheimer's.
More than have of abnormal mammograms are false positives and the effects of the results have negative psychological impact on women.
A team of researchers have developed biodegradable nanoparticles that are capable of delivering inflammation-resolving drugs to sites of tissue injury
New research suggests increased awareness of eating will lead to eating less.
Swine flu is becoming more resistant to Tamiflu, prompting worry over the world's ability to fight the virus.
The drug azithromycin, sold under the brand name "Zirthromax," can cause fatal heart risks in some people who use the popular antibiotic.
Researchers determined a link between dating and poor academic achievement and increased risk of drug use in middle school students.
New study shows that more than 2 out of every 5 parents in the U.S. find vaccination against human papilloma virus unnecessary.