A new study revealed that older men have a higher chance of developing sperm cell mutation that could affect their children with pediatric diseases, including congenital heart disease and autism spectrum disorder.
Early diagnosis of autism is essential to meet the needs of children who have neurodevelopmental deficiencies. Researchers discover that DNA from the umbilical cord can help with the early diagnosis and intervention of ASD.
The insights from siblings of children with autism helped the researchers find a link with early diagnosis of autism. Siblings of children with autism are found to be more suseptible to autism themselves.