The University of Kansas will test Interactive book reading in a five-year clinical trial as a possible treatment for children with Specific Language Impairment who represent about 7 percent of kindergarten children.
4/10/2013 11:00 AM EDT
Infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very low birth weight and born before 34 weeks gestation than infants of mothers who were given a...
2/25/2013 12:50 PM EST
University of Kansas researchers have found potential biomarkers of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) that include pupil size and a salivary enzyme. These findings have the potential to significantly impact screening and detection of ASD, as they can...
7/12/2012 11:35 AM EDT
One of the largest studies of its kind to date found disturbed levels of cytokines in the plasma of children with autism disorder: in particular, five related to the T-helper cell immune system and three involved in hematopoiesis.
4/16/2012 11:00 AM EDT
A new measurement tool for researchers and clinicians to measure the status and response to intervention of people with severe intellectual and developmental disabilities who communicate with gestures, body movements and vocalizations.
3/23/2012 10:45 AM EDT
University of Kansas conducts ten-year randomized controlled trial of prenatal supplementation with omega-3 fatty acid to evaluate long-term effects on children's intelligence and school success.
2/10/2012 1:00 PM EST
KU researchers helped develop the PAHO/WHO Guide for Documenting Health Promotion Initiatives, the framework for the organization’s Virtual Community on Health Promotion.
11/16/2011 11:30 AM EST
First randomized clinical trial of postnatal DHA supplementation of infant formula to measure attention shows cognitive and cardiac benefits.
9/19/2011 4:00 PM EDT