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Air pollution may up risk of intellectual disability in children, says study

Study found children with intellectual disabilities were more likely than their peers to live in areas with high outdoor air pollution.

23 Nov 2018 4:52 PM

High lead exposure causing intellectual disability in Indian children, says study

At low levels, one microgrammes per deciLitre of lead contamination in the blood causes more than half a point of IQ decrement.

15 Oct 2018 8:29 AM

Mothers' pesticide levels may lead to autism in children

The findings appeared in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

18 Aug 2018 8:03 PM

A new weapon against epilepsy

We are what scientists call mosaics - bunches of cells that may have different genotypes buried deep within us.

28 Apr 2018 2:31 PM

50 new gene regions behind schizophrenia risk found

Genes linked to schizophrenia risk are mostly crucial to normal development and therefore typically do not contain harmful mutations.

28 Feb 2018 7:41 PM


Genes that are responsible for intellectual disabilities identified

Researchers discover that fifteen genes play role in the development of intellectual disabilities.

04 Sep 2017 12:45 PM

Acid victims to get reservation, promotions in government jobs

DoPT said 4 per cent of total vacancies in the cadre strength shall be reserved for persons with benchmark disabilities.

21 Jun 2017 8:12 PM