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Kids with autism may increase siblings’ risk of disorder

New York: The risk of younger siblings developing an autism spectrum disorder is 14 times higher if an older sibling has the disorder, says a study. Autism is a neuro developmental disorder defined by impairments in social interaction and communication, as well as restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviour. The findings showed that children with

Autism not just a disease of the brain: Study

New York: Autism, which significantly impairs an individual’s ability to communicate as well as interact socially, has also been found to impact their senses, says a new study. The findings showed that at least some aspects of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) — including how touch is perceived, anxiety and social abnormalities — are linked to

Research, treatment centre for autism to come up in Mohali

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday gave in-principle approval to set up a state-of-the-art Advanced Research and Treatment Centre for the patients suffering from autism (a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact) at Mohali. A decision to this effect was taken by Badal while presiding over a

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Pb to set up research, treatment centre for autism in Mohali

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today gave in-principle approval to the setting up of a state-of-the-art Advanced Research and Treatment Centre at Mohali for people suffering from autism. He took the decision while presiding over a meeting with medical experts, doctors and NGOs dealing with such patients and underscored the need to draw