Child Development

Marijuana may change autism-linked gene in sperm

In a new study, researchers found a specific gene linked to autism appears to undergo changes in the sperm of men who use marijuana. The...

There’s no evidence c-sections cause autism or ADHD

A new study that combines data from over 20 million births has found that a cesarean section delivery is associated with autism spectrum disorder...

Changes linked to autism risk may be detected in early-mid pregnancy

In a new study, researchers have identified a link between autism and steroid hormone changes detected in the mother's blood. These changes, which suggest increased...

Learn colors with Disney Marvel pop up lollipops and nesting rainbow bowls!

This cute video helps young kids learn four colors: red, yellow, green and blue with Disney Marvel pop up lollipops and a set of...

Learn numbers with Disney Marvel pop up lollipops and rainbow candies!

This lovely video helps young kids learn numbers 1 – 10 with Disney Marvel pop up lollipops and rainbow candy balls. It combines superhero cartoon...

This wearable device can predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism

What would you do if you could predict the future a minute in advance? That might not seem like a long time, but for caretakers...

New autism early detection technique analyzes how children scan faces

Imagine that your son Tommy is about to turn two. He is a shy and sweet little boy, but his behaviors can be unpredictable. He...

Learn colors with Disney Marvel pop up lollipops and surprise eggs!

This interesting video helps young kids learn four colors: red, yellow, green and blue with Disney Marvel pop up lollipops and surprise eggs. It combines...

Scientists find better way to detect autism

In a new study, researchers have identified a non-verbal, neural marker of autism. This marker shows that individuals with autism are slower to dampen neural...

Common food people eat every day may contribute to autism

With the number of children diagnosed with autism on the rise, it is important to find out what causes the disorder. Previous research has found...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...