Neuroscience

Boosting social functioning treatments for people with autism

A new study indicates the prevalence rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have now grown to 1 in 40, a jump from the rate of 1 in 65 published just two years ago. Indeed, ASD is now the fastest growing neurodevelopmental ...

Health

Will 'AI' be part of your health-care team?

(HealthDay)—Artificial intelligence is assuming a greater role in many walks of life, with research suggesting it may even help doctors diagnose disease.

Neuroscience

Speech therapy after a stroke

Dear Mayo Clinic: My mother had a stroke six months ago. Her mobility has returned to near normal. She can read and understands others when they speak. But she has a lot of difficulty talking, often struggling to find the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poor pathologist agreement for low-grade dysplasia in Barrett's

(HealthDay)—There is poor agreement between pathologists in diagnosis of low-grade dysplasia (LGD) in patients with Barrett's esophagus (BE), according to a study published in the February issue of Gastroenterology.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Helping dementia patients recall grandchildren's names

A novel telemedicine speech therapy program for people with language problems due to dementia significantly improved their ability to recall words they had "lost," reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.

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