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Smartphone app can detect autism symptoms in kids

Autism screening in young children is presently done in clinical settings, rather than the child's natural environment.

03 Jun 2018 4:10 PM

Disabled boy to receive experimental therapy using little brother's stem cells

Seven-year-old Jay Shetty is all set to fly to the United States for an experimental stem cell treatment using his little brother's cells.

05 Mar 2018 8:47 PM

US childhood obesity rates rising again

Parents can create a bastion of protection for children in the home, by keeping junk foods out.

28 Feb 2018 9:06 PM

Bonobos prefer bullies over 'nice guys'

The findings suggest that one of the characteristics that makes people from apes is the tendency to avoid people who mistreat others.

05 Jan 2018 12:43 PM

Stem cell transplant offers hope for scleroderma patients

Scleroderma hardens the skin and connective tissues and in its severe form leads to fatal organ failure, most often the lungs.

04 Jan 2018 10:06 AM


Childhood lead exposure not linked to criminal behaviour in adulthood

The team analysed 553 individuals from New Zealand born between 1972-1973 and were followed up to age 38 from all socioeconomic groups.

28 Dec 2017 3:17 PM

Child abuse victims more likely to dropout of school

Policies to reduce violence or assist children in coping with it will have the additional benefit of lowering the national dropout rate.

02 Dec 2017 2:19 PM

Artificial muscle patch can mend broken hearts

Unlike some human organs, the heart cannot regenerate itself after a heart attack.

29 Nov 2017 1:57 PM

High-speed quantum encryption could stop hackers: study

To fight back against the common security attacks, scientists have created a high-speed encryption system to stop hackers.

25 Nov 2017 1:21 PM

Corals developing taste for plastics: Study

Researchers conducted their two-part study using corals collected from waters off the North Carolina coast.

25 Oct 2017 7:53 PM


Indian-American develops handheld device for cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women.

11 Jul 2017 12:55 PM