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Neurosteer: advancing EEG into the 21st century

Neurosteer: Advancing EEG into the 21st Century

Neurosteer has developed the first ever remote brain activity monitoring, assessment and neurofeedback platform that will bring the century-old electroencephalogram (EEG) into the 21st...
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Paracetamol use during pregnancy linked to ADHD and autism in children

A study has found that a mother’s use of paracetamol during pregnancy is associated with symptoms of ADHD and autism in children. Researchers at the...
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Greater risk of long-term health conditions for people with autism

A new study has indicated that people with autism display a higher likelihood of developing long-term health conditions than others. The investigation, conducted by researchers...
Disability charities benefit from £2.4m funding

Disability charities to benefit from £2.4m funding

The money will fund services to provide practical support for disabled children, set up and expand helplines, and provide mental health and wellbeing support. The...
Identifying autism blood biomarkers with machine learning

Identifying autism blood biomarkers with machine learning

Researchers have identified a group of blood biomarkers that could help lead to an earlier diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The UT...
Machine learning identifies autism with 100% accuracy

Machine learning identifies type of autism with 100% accuracy

Researchers have used machine learning to identify patterns of maternal autoantibodies associated with autism, predicting a type of autism in offspring with 100% accuracy. The...
Major UK Mental Health Act reform to give patients more autonomy

Major UK Mental Health Act reform to give patients more autonomy

Patients in the UK are set to have more control over their mental health treatment in a major overhaul of the country’s Mental Health...
Autistic children risk delays to diagnosis due to COVID-19 lockdowns

Autistic children risk delays to diagnosis due to COVID-19 lockdowns

New research has shown that more than 128,000 children and their families risk being ‘forgotten’ by the system as lockdown causes delays in autism...
Improving autism spectrum disorder diagnosis with telehealth

Improving autism spectrum disorder diagnosis with telehealth

Telehealth can help to accelerate the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a new study has shown. A survey carried out by experts from Swansea...
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Can we predict autism spectrum disorder years before symptoms appear?

New research study will analyse blood, collected from newborns, for over 1000 different molecules and chemicals which could reveal signs of autism spectrum disorder Researchers...
Autism: 'social' and 'visual' neural circuits do not connect for some children

Autism: ‘social’ and ‘visual’ neural circuits do not connect for some children

A new study has shown that children with autism who prefer to look at geometric shapes rather than social images have lower levels of...
Ketamine may hold potential as treatment for Autism and Tourette's

Ketamine may hold potential as treatment for autism and Tourette’s

To this day there is no known cure for either autism or Tourette’s syndrome, however, new research has revealed how a common anaesthetic could...
Could prenatal pollution exposure be linked to ADHD and autism?

Could prenatal pollution exposure be linked to ADHD and autism?

New research has drawn links between prenatal exposure to pollution and brain changes that are linked to certain behavioural problems. Over the past few decades,...
US hemp company announces Autism Hope Alliance sponsorship 

US hemp company announces Autism Hope Alliance sponsorship 

Healthcare in America can be costly and for families supporting an individual with Autism the costs can add up. HempFusion wants to support those...

Severe morning sickness associated with higher risk of autism

Children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum – a severe form of a morning sickness – during pregnancy were 53% more likely to be diagnosed...

Questions raised about accuracy of autism screening

The first large-scale, real-world study of universal screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in toddlers has raised questions over its accuracy. Researchers at Children's Hospital...

Cannabis and autism: medical cannabis relieves symptoms in children

In a study of patients with autism researchers have shown that cannabis as a treatment for autism spectrum disorders appears to be beneficial. The study...
What do you know about the therapeutic benefits of Cannabis oil?

What do you know about the therapeutic benefits of Cannabis oil?

Does cannabis oil affect gut inflammation? Can it be used to treat autism spectrum disorder? Discover more as we explore the dynamic world of...
Digital medicine: helping young children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism

Digital medicine: helping young children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

CHOP researchers evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment for young children with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Can a...
The ASD illness: understanding autism spectrum disorders

The ASD illness: understanding autism spectrum disorders

Recent brain imaging study challenges the existing theoretical model of understanding autism spectrum disorders therefore uncovering new findings regarding the ASD illness. Understanding autism spectrum...

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