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fatal neurological disease

Progress Made Toward Treatment for Rare, Fatal Neurological Disease

After more than a decade of work, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Waisman Center reported promising results in the lab and in animal...
autism

Video Game Improves Balance in Youth with Autism

Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various “ninja” poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improve their...
autism

Autism Prevalence and Socioeconomic Status: What’s the Connection?

Children living in neighborhoods where incomes are low and fewer adults have bachelor’s degrees are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder...
genetic disorder

Machine Learning Can Detect a Genetic Disorder from Speech Recordings

How much information can we extract from a five-minute recording of someone talking? Enough to tell whether that individual may be genetically predisposed to...
dreaming, muscle movement, drug discovery, phenylketonuria, protein, cellulosic biofuel, Alexander disease, Liquid Crystal

New Clues to Healthy Bones for Those with PKU

Certain kinds of foods prescribed to manage the rare metabolic disorder phenylketonuria (PKU) could contribute to skeletal fragility seen in many PKU patients, according...