Do not delay getting married while still young, especially for men. For a man who has children after the age of 50 years will not only increase the child’s risk of developing autism, but also for his grandson. This was stated in a recent study conducted by the Karolinska Institutet, in Sweden.
Compared with men who have children at the age of 20 years, older men are 1.79 times likely to have a granddaughter who is autistic and 1.67 times have a grandson who is autistic. (more…)