Latest News

Children with autism have elevated levels of steroid hormones in the womb

Scientists have discovered that children who later develop autism are exposed to elevated levels of steroid hormones (for example testosterone, progesterone and cortisol) in the womb. The finding may help explain why autism is more common in males than females, but should not be used to screen for the condition.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Self-regulation intervention boosts school readiness of at-risk children, study shows

  • Rejecting unsuitable suitors is easier said than done

  • Reported opioid abuse in pregnant women more than doubles in 14 years

  • Computerized cognitive training has modest benefits for cognitively healthy older adults

  • Gamification for behavior change: What is it and how is it useful?

  • Spatial memory: Orientation study suggests that a visual image of the intermediate spatial environment exists in brain

  • Pac-man instead of patch: Using video games to improve lazy eye, depth perception

  • Too much screen time? Unhealthy behavior may be cross-generational

  • Bad marriage, broken heart?

  • Heterosexuals have egalitarian views on legal benefits for same-sex couples, but not on public displays of affection

  •