Scientists Discover New Way to Detect Autism in Children

Scientists Discover New Way to Detect Autism in Children

There may be a correlation between brain growth visible on brain scans and the development of autism spectrum disorder. Scientists say these MRIs may have the potential to identify high-risk autism before the age of two.

/ February 18, 2017
Pregnancy Checklist

The Ultimate Pregnancy Checklist – First Trimester

This list will help you keep track of all the things you need to do in your first trimester of pregnancy!

/ February 17, 2017
Study Reveals What Makes Premature Babies’ Brains Different

What Makes Premature Babies’ Brains Different?

New research offers clues to the mystery of why otherwise healthy babies born prematurely face higher risk of developmental delays as they grow.

/ February 15, 2017
14 New Developmental Disorders Identified

14 New Developmental Disorders Identified

The largest ever genetic study of children with previously undiagnosed rare developmental disorders has discovered 14 new developmental disorders.

/ February 15, 2017
What Are the Long Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury?

What Are the Long Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury?

Doctors are finally beginning to understand what traumatic brain injuries could mean for children as they get older.

/ February 14, 2017
Preschoolers Need 10 Hours of Sleep

Have a Preschooler? Here’s Why They Shouldn’t Skip Naps.

Research has shown that naps play an important role in sustaining new learning in infants. A new study from the University of Arizona suggests naptime could have a similar effect on language learning in preschool-age children. Researchers studied verb learning...

/ February 14, 2017