Scientists’ discovery of the role of a fear-inciting molecule may help treat disorders that stem from fear or hypersensitivity – such as post-traumatic stress disorder, migraines and an autism spectrum disorder.
Milbotix’s smart socks – that don’t need to be charged – can monitor wearers’ heart rates and anxiety levels, alerting caregivers before their distress escalates.
Devoid of government support, the families of children with neurodevelopmental disorders have struggled to cope with limited resources.
Children were 50% more likely to be diagnosed with autism by age 4 in 2018 than in 2014, data released by the US government shows.
Scientists warn that chemicals from everyday life are permanently harming our ability to reproduce, while causing a host of other physical and neurological conditions.
The charges relate to valproate, a drug marketed as Depakine among other trade names, which studies say caused disabilities in about 15,000 to 30,000 children whose mothers took the medicine.
Growing scepticism of vaccines in Europe, especially in countries like France should be a cause for concern.
The World Health Organization reports the number of people who contracted measles in Europe in 2017 was four times higher than the year before.
People with autism can find it difficult to learn, process instructions and express themselves. But staff at a specialised home in Belgium have found another way to help.
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