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Study: Autism is half genetic, half environmental

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, May 4, 2014 14:57 EDT
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Autism risk is half genetic, half environmental (via AFP)

A large study in Sweden has shown that genes are just as important as environmental factors in assessing the causes of autism. Researchers were surprised to discover that the inheritability of the neurodevelopmental disorder was about 50 percent –…



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