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autism

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Brain scans could one day help diagnose autism earlier

Researchers say MRI scans show very specific brain activity that could help diagnose autism and aid people in determining early treatment options.

By October 17, 2013

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Hacking for autism: Apps to help everyone on the spectrum

Developers gather at a weekend hackathon to use natural language processing, Kinect tech, Google Glass, and big data to help people with autism live a more self-sufficient life.

By July 22, 2013

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MRI reveals kids with autism may find human voices irritating

Using MRI to measure brain activity, researchers at Stanford find that kids with autism have a weaker connection between language and reward centers than kids without autism.

By June 18, 2013

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Brain scans may detect autism in babies and toddlers

One study examines the brain's organization of white matter, while another measures its electrical activity -- in both cases, to detect autism.

By June 28, 2012

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MRI as potential diagnostic tool for autism

Medical researchers at the University of Utah are using MRI to identify areas in the brains of people with autism that do not communicate properly.

By October 18, 2010

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LENA recorder IDs autism with 86 percent accuracy

New research suggests that an algorithm based on 12 acoustic parameters associated with vocal development identifies autism in children with 86 percent accuracy.

By July 20, 2010

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Diagnosing autism with MEG imaging

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers find that a pattern of brain response visible via magnetoencephalography may be the first imaging biomarker for autism.

By January 9, 2010

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Can autism really be detected by voice alone?

LenaBaby, a home device that records 16 hours of audio from a toddler's shirt pocket, appears to predict autism in children as young as 24 months with 91 percent accuracy.

By September 16, 2009

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Jimmie Johnson wins again at Autism Speaks 400

The final clip for this week's celebration of Jimmie Johnson wins we get the thrilling conclusion of the 2009 Autism Speaks 400 when Johnson came from behind to squeak out a win over Tony Stewart.

By July 31, 2009

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MIT reverses autism in mice

Suppressing the activity of a particular enzyme fixed brain cell structure and communication and improved mouse behavior.

By June 26, 2007