Mental Health

How Can A Computer Program Detect Autism?

Sep 22, 2013

The Indiana University School of Medicine and Rutgers University have collaborated to help create a new screening tool that can more accurately diagnose autism in children as young as 3. Jorge Jose, D.Sc., vice president of research at Indiana University, is part of the research team developing the novel technology. By tracking and comparing the random movements of a child with autism to movements of other children, the program promises to help physicians and therapists create greater individualized therapy and treatments for children with autism.

Sound Medicine: June 2, 2013

Jun 2, 2013

The “Sound Medicine” program for June 2

  • Dealing with the devastating consequences of prescribing opioids for pain

Guest Leslie Becker-Phelps, M.D., shares that New Year’s may not be the best time to make resolutions because you may not be ready to enact a change.

Sound Medicine February 26, 2012

Feb 26, 2012

This week, dangerous yoga moves; preventing ski injuries; dealing with chronic pain; and century-old brains offer clues to mental illness. Also, repair "gauged" earlobes. And a way to trick yourself into snacking less.

Sound Medicine August 30, 2009

Aug 30, 2009

This week on Sound Medicine: High school athletes and heat stroke; drug companies and healthcare reform; and a young film maker discusses his experience with teen depression. Dr. Larry Cripe reads a Grace Notes essay. Also, non-head hair transplants and popcorn's health properties.

Sound Medicine: September 30, 2007

Sep 30, 2007

Topics this week include: Home Remedies for the Common Cold; Eating Disorder Prevention; Chronic-Disease Management; Eight Years a Frozen Embryo; Mold Linked to Depression; When Docs are Too Chatty

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