Sunday, November 20, 2011

DD Special Needs: Autism Research Genetics

Autism Forms In The Womb, New Study Suggests

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Children with autism appear to have significantly more brain cells than their typically developing peers, new research shows, offering evidence that the developmental disorder originates prenatally.
The finding comes from a small, preliminary study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association that looked at the brain composition of seven boys with autism and six typically developing males ages 2 to 16 who had died.

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