Scientists identify genetic factors behind autism spectrum disorder

The discovery that people with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have unusually high rates of certain genetic variants, and the discovery that these variants are linked to autism spectrum conditions, could lead to new ways to identify children with autism.The new study published in the journal Nature Communications finds that individuals with ASDs have about three […]


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Why genetic testing can help diagnose and treat disease in your family

Genetic testing for conditions like diabetes and obesity can help us diagnose disease early and make the right choices, experts say.For instance, it’s helpful to know how your child’s genetic makeup compares to other people, as a genetic test can be a way to pinpoint risk factors.But genetic testing also has other uses, including to […]


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