Rare genetic mutations suspected in half of autism cases

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22 Sep 2015, 2:43 pm


Note the repeated use of the word "devistating". Seems not much has changed at the Cold Spring Harbor Labratory since the days the place was a leading researchlab for eugenics.

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22 Sep 2015, 2:54 pm

I have some kind of unusual genetic mutation according to tests and bloodwork I had done periodically growing up...and I have thought for quite a while it could play some role in my autism. But I certainly do not want to be 'genetically altered' in an attempt to rid me of said mutation that sounds far too risky.

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