Older Dads Linked to Rise in Genetic Disorder, deCODE genetics, Inc. Reveals
Published: Aug 23, 2012
A genetic study has added to evidence that the increase in some mental and other disorders may be due to men having children later in life. An Icelandic company found the number of genetic mutations in children was directly related to the age of their father when they were conceived. One prominent researcher suggested young men should consider freezing their sperm if they wanted to have a family in later life.