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Biomarkers in fathers’ sperm linked to offspring autism

Biomarkers in human sperm have been identified that can indicate a propensity to father children with autism spectrum disorder. These biomarkers are epigenetic, meaning they involve changes to molecular factors

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Anxious about the COVID-19 pandemic? New study shows stress can have lasting impacts on sperm and future offspring

Study identifies biological mechanism by which stress alters sperm and impacts brain development in the next generation Prolonged fear and anxiety brought on by major stressors, such as the coronavirus pandemic,

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Improved sperm diagnostic test may pinpoint best fertility treatment for couples

Improved sperm diagnostic test may pinpoint best fertility treatment for couples Researchers have developed the first diagnostic test for sperm RNA based on next-generation sequencing. For couples with unexplained infertility,