News tagged with autism

Some morbidly obese people are missing genes

A small but significant proportion of morbidly obese people are missing a section of their DNA, according to research published today in Nature. The authors of the study, from Imperial College London and ten other European ...

dateFeb 03, 2010 in Genetics
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Gene linked to schizophrenia may reduce cancer risk

People who inherit a specific form of a gene that puts them on a road to schizophrenia may be protected against some forms of cancer, according to a new study by scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

dateJan 19, 2010 in Genetics
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Brain imaging may help diagnose autism

Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) process sound and language a fraction of a second slower than children without ASDs, and measuring magnetic signals that mark this delay may become a standardized way to diagnose ...

dateJan 08, 2010 in Medical research
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