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How Can Wearable Devices Help People With Autism?

Nowadays, technology and devices are a part of our life. this includes wearable devices which are luxury items we wear to count our pulse while training or manage our phone and emails etc. What good can be done to people with disabilities? How can wearable devices help them in their everyday life? Researches from Lankaster […]

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What Genes Are Causing Autism?

The physiologist from the University of Washington, Raphael Bernier and geneticist Evan Eichler started their research on genes that cause autism in late 2013 when they became interested in a 12-year old girl’s case. Bernier noticed that the girl had wide-set eyes, which had a slight downward slant. Her head was unusually large, featuring a […]

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A Simple Hearing Test May Predict Autism Risk

A recent autism study done at the University of Rochester shows that a simple hearing test may predict autism risk. The test can help to identify and start treating autism at a young age before children learn to speak and study. The researchers have identified that the inner-ear problem in children with autism may be […]

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Is Autism All Stemming from One Gene?

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A recent study led by psychologists at the University of Georgia has detected that people with autism may have less ability to form healthy relationships or recognize emotional states due to a process called methylation and its effect in the production of oxytocin. The study’s lead author, Brian W. Haas, quoted that “Methylation restricts how […]

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Autism Awareness Absent in Africa

Autism in Africa

n many countries there is widespread knowledge of Autism diagnosis and treatments and awareness is rising. However, in Nigeria there are tens of millions of parents that have yet to be informed about Autism Spectrum Disorder and the related symptoms that their child may be exhibiting. Autism symptoms are unique in that they don’t always […]

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