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    Parental Age Influences Autism Risk

    Previous studies have linked advancing paternal and maternal age with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Now a new multinational study of parental age and autism risk published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry finds that the children of teen mothers, older parents, and parents with an age gap of 10 years or more […] More

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    Teen Moms with Higher Educational Hopes Give Birth to Heavier Babies

    Educational achievement and educational aspiration appear to correlate to higher birth weight babies among teen moms, says a new study published in the open access journal BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. Higher birth weight for babies correlates to better overall health. Babies born weighing less than 5.5 pounds are considered low birth weight. Low birth weight […] More