Genetics in the news again for ASD

Genetics in the news again for ASD

The continual updates in the search for genetic causes in autism are staggering. Indeed a percentage of patients have been found to express some very disturbed sequences. It’s important to note that the chicken or egg question is acknowledged by researchers. Have environmental influences induced the changes or are there other factors at play. In a number of studies of twins there is such differences that it appears outside influences are indeed the source of change while a subset appears to be exclusively genetic in nature.

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