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  • City researchers to take part in autism study

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins University and Kennedy Krieger Institute will take part in what's being called one of the largest studies to examine the early causes of autism. While other studies have asked if autism is caused solely by genetics or only by...
  • Md. researchers joining major study on causes of autism

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the Kennedy Krieger Institute are joining in what is being called one of the largest studies to examine early causes of autism. Medical experts have been trying for years to unravel why children develop autism. Is it...
  • Autism treatment: Science hijacked to support alternative therapies

    Autism treatment: Science hijacked to support alternative therapies
    Dr. Carlos Pardo was trying to head off trouble. The Johns Hopkins neurologist and his colleagues had autopsied the brains of people with autism who died in accidents and found evidence of neuroinflammation. This rare look inside the autistic brain had...
  • Think safety before diving in

    Think safety before diving in
    With summer in full swing and many families headed to the pool and beach, we're reminded that diving accidents are a common cause of spinal cord injuries. Males between the ages of 15 and 25 are the most common victims of diving injuries, 90 percent of...
  • Four autism treatments that worry physicians

    Four autism treatments that worry physicians
    Four that worry physicians The Chicago Tribune examined four treatments in depth. Medical experts said that the therapies have not been proved to help children with autism and that each also carries risks. IVIG treatment What it is: Antibodies...
  • Lack of gazing, early sign of autism?

    Lack of gazing, early sign of autism?
    Infants frequently gaze at people's faces. It's as if they're fascinated and, perhaps, yearning for interaction with the people in their lives. Infants who don't exhibit this fondness for human faces, researchers say, may be exhibiting one of the first...
  • Kids make up largest group with traumatic brain injuries

    Kids make up largest group with traumatic brain injuries
    Austin Story doesn't remember the late-summer outing at a friend's lakefront home in New Jersey, or the rocks he climbed near a waterfall. Or how he lost his footing and, as his horrified mother looked on, fell about 50 feet. The 14-year-old lay...
  • How lovely are thy branches

    How lovely are thy branches
    True, they only adorn our homes for a few weeks. And yes, when the day comes to take them down, we'll curse all the impossible-to-vacuum needles they leave behind on the carpet. But Christmas trees are beautiful and signify the most joyous time of the...
  • Holiday events

    HOLIDAY EVENTS NOVEMBER NOV. 19 - 21 FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
  • Autism: When Symptoms Appear is Telling

    Autism: When Symptoms Appear is Telling
    Among the most baffling observations about autism is that some children appear to have symptoms early in life while others develop normally and then regress prior to age 3. Still others have mild developmental delays then experience a plateau in...
  • Breaking news updates on snowstorm in region

    Breaking news updates on snowstorm in region
    Roof collapses in Southern Maryland Updated 9:53 p.m.: A roof at the St. John School in Hollywood Md., collapsed Saturday destroying six classrooms, the library, the computer lab and offices, said a spokeswoman with The Archdiocese of Washington. A...