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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


Severe morning sickness associated with higher risk of autism

Children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum during pregnancy were 53 per cent more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to Kaiser Permanente research published in the American Journal