Autism Could Begin Before Child Is Born
Researchers found new clues suggesting autism could be detected before birth. Patches of unusual cell development was found in 10 samples.By Nichole Cartmell | March 27, 2014
New clues suggest autism could be detected before birth.
"Researchers found unusual cell development in parts of children's brains that develop during pregnancy. The abnormalities were found in areas that control social functioning, emotions, and communication." (Via CBS)
The findings were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers studied brain tissue from 11 children who died young and also had autism.