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  • Novel eye test may help diagnose autism

    Novel eye test may help diagnose autism

    A new eye test that can reveal impairment in cerebellum may help identify people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), researchers say. The cerebellum — part of the brain which coordinates and regulates muscular activity — controls the actions of rapid eye movements made when shifting attention from one object to another, known as saccades. In …

    July 25, 2017
  • First blood test for autism developed

    First blood test for autism developed

    In a first, scientists have discovered a way to accurately predict whether a child has autism spectrum disorder by analysing a blood sample, an advance that opens the door to earlier diagnosis and potential future development of therapeutics. The test is the first physiological test for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), researchers said. "We investigated patterns …

    March 17, 2017
  • First blood test for autism developed

    First blood test for autism developed

    In a first, scientists have discovered a way to accurately predict whether a child has autism spectrum disorder by analysing a blood sample, an advance that opens the door to earlier diagnosis and potential future development of therapeutics. The test is the first physiological test for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), researchers said. "We investigated patterns …

    March 17, 2017