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Researchers Detect an Anti-Autism Advantage in Females, Harvard Medical School Study



2/19/2013 7:08:49 AM

A protective effect in females may help explain one of the biggest mysteries of autism: Why boys are five times more likely to develop the developmental brain disorder than girls. A new, preliminary study suggests that developing females are much better able than males to fight off genetic pressure to develop symptoms of autism.

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