Monday, May 25, 2009

Research looks at gender's role in autism

Ten year-old Tristan Bonnert, who has autism, with his mother Delilah at their home in Columbia, S.C.

A recently discovered gene could help unravel why boys are more often affected by autism, according to a report in Molecular Psychiatry. "We are going to have a much better understanding of the causes of autism over the next five to 10 years," said a scientist involved in collecting data for the research. "We're in a period of great discovery." TIME


concerned heart said...

This paper is interesting:, Brief Report: Parental Age and the Sex Ratio in Autism.

ms.angala said...

Great resource! thanks much!

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