Autism spectrum disorders

People with autism may have large deficits in facial recognition

The ability to recognize faces varies greatly, but individuals with autism spectrum disorders can especially struggle, having huge implications for social interaction. Penn State researchers, for the first time, recently ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain's Catalonia mulls weekend virus lockdowns

Spain's Catalonia region said Monday it was studying imposing a lockdown on weekends to fight the spread of the coronavirus, a day after a nighttime curfew came into effect across the country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Masks could cut COVID-19 deaths in the US by 130,000: study

Even if state-level governments in the United States reimpose limited social distancing measures to halt the spread of COVID-19, the death toll could more than double by the end of February 2021 to 511,000, according to projections ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists develop new way to test for COVID-19 antibodies

When Dr. Stephen Smith of Seattle Children's Research Institute came down with muscle aches, gastrointestinal distress and a sudden loss of smell in late February, he suspected he had COVID-19. The testing criteria had yet ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tough virus rules imposed on Manchester after talks collapse

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed strict coronavirus restrictions on England's second-largest urban area Tuesday, after talks with officials in Greater Manchester collapsed over how much financial aid should be ...

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