Measuring mutations in sperm may reveal risk for autism in future children

Measuring mutations in sperm may reveal risk for autism in future children

Scientists invented a new method to meaure mutations in sperm of the father, providing a more accurate assessment of ASD risk in future children.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests, and behavior. The exact cause of ASD is unknown, but it’s thought that several complex genetic and environmental factors are involved. It is widely belie… [+2977 chars]

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