|Title||Delayed fatherhood linked to Schizophrenic kids|
|Date||Friday February 21 2014, @03:00AM|
|from the totally-getting-snipped-for-my-birthday-this-year dept.|
"New Scientist Magazine reports on findings that suggest that delaying fatherhood may increase the risk of fathering children with disorders such as Apert syndrome, Autism and Schizophrenia. The article reports that 'although there is a big increase in risk for many disorders, it's a big increase in a very small risk. A 40-year-old is about 50 per cent more likely to father an autistic child than a 20-year-old is, for instance, but the overall risk is only about 1 per cent to start with.' In other words: time to start mating before those tadpoles turn into toads."
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