Study finds autism is more prevalent among preemies

10/17/2011 | Reuters

The risk of autism among children born prematurely is five times higher compared with those born at full term, a study in Pediatrics found. The study didn't show that premature birth causes autism, but lead researcher Jennifer Pinto-Martin said that prematurity increases the risk of brain injury among babies, perhaps increasing the risk for autism.

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