3 hrs ago
2nd to 4th digit ratios, fetal testosterone and estradiol.
Early human development , Vol. 77, No. 1-2. , pp. 23-28, doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2003.12.002 The ratio of 2nd to 4th digit length is sexually dimorphic and is thought to be fixed early in development.
7 hrs ago
The 2nd to 4th digit ratio and autism.
It has been suggested that autism may arise as the result of exposure to high concentrations of prenatal testosterone.
8 hrs ago
Burt Bacharach opens up on daughter's suicide
He knew that being honest would force him to come to terms with the death of his daughter.
21 hrs ago
The Science Today: Defining Mental Illness
Today, science is puzzling out mental illness, contemplating the ins and outs of mass extinction, trying out nano-gardening, and training honeybees to seek out live landmines.
Mon May 20, 2013
American Library Association
Library services for youth with autism spectrum disorders
Autism is now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, and the number of children identified as autistic continues to grow.
Globe and Mail
A scramble to catch up with measles outbreak
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of now discredited research that linked the vaccine to autism.
Latest edition of psychiatry's 'bible' launched amid controversy
As the American Psychiatric Association unveiled last week the latest edition of what is considered the "bible" of modern psychiatry, the uproar over its many changes continues.
Measles surges in UK years after vaccine scare
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of a vaccine scare that raised the specter of autism.
Sat May 18, 2013
Psychiatry bible receives a makeover
The $25 million revision happens only once in a generation and comes after nearly two decades of debate, deliberation and change in clinical practice.
New US manual for diagnosing mental disorders published
The field of mental health will face its greatest upset in years on Saturday with the publication of the long-awaited and deeply-controversial US manual for diagnosing mental disorders.
New DSM, new debates over ADHD and autism
With a new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders comes new controversial categorizations.
Workshop builds support for parents and caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Positive Partnerships facilitator Jessica Tucker, from Warrnambool, Shannon Rea, from Childers Cove, and Positive Partnerships project manager Karen Jones, from Sydney, at the workshop.
Fri May 17, 2013
Walk for Angelman Syndrome in Danville Saturday
Danville, VA Saturday, 28 cities around our nation will walk to bring awareness to Angelman Syndrome, and Danville is on the list.
Mental health 'bible' update due
An update to one of the most important manuals in mental health - known as the bible of psychiatry - is to be published later.
Frank's hiking efforts will give Stourbridge charity a boost
Buy this photo L/R Rob Warner and intrepid Frank McGain-Harding. Buy photo: 211308J INTREPID Frank McGain-Harding will spend Whitsun week walking the 86 miles along Hadrian's Wall Path to raise cash for Stourbridge charity No Limits Community Project.
Latest Edition of Psychiatry's 'Bible' Launched Amid Controversy
As the American Psychiatric Association unveils the latest edition of what is considered the "bible" of modern psychiatry this weekend, the uproar over its many changes continues.
From anxiety to Asperger's, how the DSM is redefining disorders
The "bible" for mental health disorders is getting a much-needed update. It could reshape diagnosis and treatment for many sufferers, and not everyone is happy, writes Wes Mountain at The Citizen .
Thu May 16, 2013
Concerns raised over loss of MRU program
Concerned students, parents and community activists gathered at the Janice McTighe Centre on May 10 to voice their worries about the recent suspension of Mount Royal University's disability studies program.
Wed May 15, 2013
Rocky Mount Telegram
Autism diagnosis transforms womana s life
ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY MAY 12 - In this April 17, 2013 photo, Anne Freeman walks with her American Saddlebred horse, Gabrielle at Silverlin Farm in Winston-Salem, N.C. ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY MAY 12 - In this April 17, 2013 photo, Anne Freeman walks with her American Saddlebred horse, Gabrielle at Silverlin Farm in Winston-Salem, N.C. WINSTON-SALEM - On a ... (more)
Digital Game Developer
SpeakinMotion Highlights Apraxia Awareness for the Final Days of the...
SpeakinMotion, a worldwide provider of speech therapy solutions teamed up with other members in the community to support Autism Awareness and Stroke Awareness during the months of April and May.