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This study prospectively compared the 2-year outcome of children diagnosed with autism or Asperger syndrome at age 6-8 years in terms of symptoms from the Autism Diagnostic Interview. Significant differences were seen in the three-domain summary scores of social interaction, communication, and repetitive activities, with the Asperger syndrome group(More)
Relative rate tests, using Gnetum as a reference taxon, were conducted on nuclear 18S rRNA sequences from 10 angiosperms including autotrophic nonparasites (Arabidopsis, Asarum, Glycine, Malpighia, and Zea), a chlorophyllous hemiparasite (Arceuthobium--Viscaceae), and achlorophyllous holoparasites (Balanophora--Balanophoraceae, Prosopanche--Hydnoraceae, and(More)
As an off-shoot of a study examining the reliability and validity of an adapted version of the Pre-Linguistic Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (A-PL-ADOS), 13 individuals with Down syndrome with IQs ranging between 24 and 48 were administered the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) and the A-PL-ADOS, which are well-validated interview and(More)
The Autism Diagnostic Observational Schedule (ADOS) is a semi-structured observational scale developed to assess social interaction, communication and play in individuals who are suspected to have autism. Since the ADOS is not suitable to be used with severely or profoundly mentally retarded adolescents and adults with very limited language skills,(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to determine the incidence of pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) and gestational diabetes (GDM) in twin pregnancies (TP) in comparison with singleton pregnancies (SP), and to test whether TP with GDM have a higher risk than TP without GDM, as is known to be the case in SP. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-nine patients(More)
This study sought to determine the effects of using music and non-music interventions on the social responsive and avoidant behaviours of a preschool child with autism. A single-subject alternating treatment design was used in which two interventions were presented in a similar fashion except for the addition of music during the music condition. Four phases(More)
OBJECTIVES Although glucose meters are well-established instruments for self-monitoring blood glucose levels, diagnostic and screening procedures should be performed using standard laboratory methods. In addition to standard laboratory methods, HemoCue is authorized for screening and diagnostic purposes in Germany. The rapid development of other glucose(More)
OBJECTIVE Although gestational diabetes is among the most common diseases arising during pregnancy, glucose stix is the only screening test to date in Germany. Our goal was to evaluate the sensitivity of the glucose-stix for diabetes screening and the possible influence of other parameters. METHODS 1001 patients who underwent the 50 g glucose screening(More)