Older fathers increase risk of grandkids with autism

If you're a man, having children at an older age may put your grandchild at a higher risk of having an autism. A new study, which was published in JAMA Psychiatry on March 20, found that risk factors for autism may increase over several generations "We tend to think in terms of the here and now when we talk about the effect of the environment on our genome," study co-author states. ... Read More

Victims of child abuse more likely to have kids with ASD

Women who suffered abuse as children are 3.5 times more likely to have children diagnosed with autism. http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/03/23/women-who-suffered-childhood-abuse-more-likely-to-have-child-with-autism/52959.html ... Read More

Misregulated genes and autism

Misregulation of genes plays a large role in autism spectrum disorder. http://zeenews.india.com/news/health/diseases/misregulated-genes-play-big-role-in-autism_21129.html ... Read More

Autism, ADHD and depression may share genes

Are neurodevelopment disorders and mood disorders linked by common genes? http://za.news.yahoo.com/depression-autism-adhd-may-share-genes-235806185.html ... Read More

Girls may be protected from autism

Girls may be protected against autism. Researchers suggest extra X chromosome is protective. http://healthland.time.com/2013/02/22/why-girls-may-be-protected-against-autism/ ... Read More