News tagged with autism

Accounting for sex differences in biomedical research

When it comes to health, a person's sex can play a role. More women in the U.S. have autoimmune diseases than men, for example, whereas boys are more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than girls. Yet biomedical ...

dateMar 22, 2017 in Other
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Autism and human evolutionary success

A subtle change occurred in our evolutionary history 100,000 years ago which allowed people who thought and behaved differently - such as individuals with autism - to be integrated into society, academics from the University ...

dateNov 15, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Meet AISOY1 the robot, autism therapy assistant

Researchers at the Universidad Miguel Hernández (UMH) and AISOY Robotics are collaborating to expand the potential of their robot assistant for the treatment of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Specifically, ...

dateSep 16, 2016 in Robotics
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