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Mutations in a father’s sperm could predict the risk of a child being diagnosed with autism, a new study suggests.
The genetic flaws, known as ‘de novo mutations’, can appear in a child’s DNA through problems with sperm production.
Researchers found that 15 percent of men with autistic children had these disease-causing mutations in their sperm.
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