Brain Scan Can Screen for Autism
A 15-minute brain scan could in future be used to test for autism, helping doctors diagnose the complex condition more cheaply and accurately.
Key Point: The new scanning method — which picks up on structural changes in the brain’s grey matter — could be ready for general use in a couple of years. The next goal is to test it in children.
Click here for entire article. (By Ben Hirschler LONDON | Tue Aug 10, 2010 5:34pm EDT Reuters)