Kids can be tested for autism spectrum in their sleep; who will survive a heart attack?

> Parents who suspect their children might have an autism spectrum disorder must wait until the child is three or four years old for a diagnosis. Now, scientists have figured out a way to test younger children in their sleep for weaker-than-normal synchronization between brain areas tied to communication. More here

> Who is likely to survive or die from a heart attack? Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center believe they have found a few traits that are common among heart attack patients who survive and between those who die suddenly. Release

> German biotech companies SuppreMol and Protagen are getting together to identify biomarkers in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, an autoimmune disease that results in tissue damage. SuppreMol release

> There's an iPhone app for measuring blood sugar that does not involve pricking the finger. Story