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Paternal Age and Autism Associated in Family-Based Sample

AGRE Data Suggests Need for Further Study
March 05, 2008

A recent article by Abraham Reichenberg and co-workers based on Israeli births in the 1980's reported a significant association between paternal age at birth and a child's risk for developing autism. The study reported that as paternal age increased, so did the risk of autism spectrum disorder.

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