Intervening in Infancy Might Help Prevent Some Cases of Autism

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Infants may show early signs of autism, but a diagnosis usually isn’t made until age 3. Now, a new study suggests that jumpstarting therapy might stave off that diagnosis altogether. Researchers say their preemptive, parent-led intervention could have a significant impact on children’s … Read more

Kerala reports 31,265 COVID-19 cases; shows dip in TPR

Fresh COVID-19 cases crossed the 30,000 mark for the fourth consecutive day in Kerala on Saturday, taking the total caseload to 39,77,572, while the Test Positivity rate dipped to 18.67 per cent from 19.22 on August 27. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the state reported 31,265 cases and 153 deaths, taking the toll to 20,466. … Read more

Coronavirus Infected One-Third of Americans in 2020

Aug. 26, 2021 — About one third of the US population had been infected with coronavirus 2 by the end of 2020, according to a new study published today in Nature. Jeffrey Shaman, PhD, director of the Climate and Health Program at Columbia University, and colleagues simulated the spread of coronavirus within all 3,142 … Read more

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

Cases are people who have tested positive for coronavirus. Public health bodies may occasionally revise their case numbers up or down. Case rate by age only available for England. *The “average area” means the middle ranking council or local government district when ranked by cases per 100,000 people. The case rate chart shows how many … Read more