Thursday, 5 April 2012

Autism linked to older fathers | Irish Examiner

Autism linked to older fathers | Irish Examiner

Researchers found that "de novo", or newly created, mutations played an important role in autistic spectrum disorders. These defects were "overwhelmingly paternal" in origin.

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/world/autism-linked-to-older-fathers-189508.html#ixzz1rA7aBNbk

1 comment:

Suzy Thompson said...

I've read the article, and I'm wondering, does defective sperm come inevitably at old age or is this something that can be prevented?


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