HUFFINGTON POST
05/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

AUTISM GENES: Researchers Find First Common Link

Researchers have found the first common genetic link to autism and said on Tuesday it could potentially account for 15 percent of the disease's cases.

Three studies, two in the journal Nature and one in Molecular Psychiatry, suggest changes in brain connections could underlie some cases.

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