Child Development

Scientists find best therapy to motivate kids with autism to speak

In a new study, researchers found pivotal response treatment (PRT) involving parents can work better than other therapies at motivating children with autism and...

Scientists find 69 genes that increase risk for autism

In a new study, researchers have identified dozens of genes, including 16 new genes, that increase the risk of autism. The study examined families with...

Eat this, not that: 8 tips for packing healthier school lunches

School lunches and after-school snacks are important parts of a child’s daily routine. With a little creativity, you can help make certain that your child’s...

7 myths you need to know to protect your kid’s eye health

As parents, we care about our kids’ eyes. It is important for us to know the facts on child’s eye care. For example, when is the...

High levels of estrogen in the womb linked to autism

In a new study, researchers found a link between exposure to high levels of estrogen sex hormones in the womb and the risk of...

Pupil dilation and heart rate may help detect autism

In a new study, researchers found that spontaneous fluctuations in pupil dilation or heart rate could enable much earlier diagnosis of autism-like behaviors. The research...

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...
New AI could solve Rubik's Cube faster than any human

New AI could solve Rubik’s Cube faster than any human

The fastest people need about 50 moves to solve a Rubik’s Cube. New AI takes about 20 moves, most of the time solving it...

These unusual eating behaviors may signal autism

In a new study, researchers found that unusual eating behaviors may be a sign a child should be screened for autism. The unusual eating behaviors...

Music training may help kids score better in math, science, English

In a new study, researchers found that high schoolers who take music courses score much better in certain other subjects, including math and science,...

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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...
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...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...