Autism in the News

April is Autism

Awareness Month

Within the past week results from research on the causes of autism have been published widely in the news and on the internet.

The first hints at a possible link between gene mutations responsible for autism and the increased risk when parents are over 35.

Read New York Times article and the National Institute of Mental Health report.

The second discussed the possible link between a mother’s obesity and autism.

Read the Medpage today article – Autism Linked to Mom’s Obesity, Diabetes.

posted by – Susan, Health Reference Services

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