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Genetic Mutations May Be Key Cause of Autism
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Study Shows Changes in DNA Are Linked to Autism

Accumulation of rare DNA mutations in genes affecting brain function appears to be a major cause of autism , a large international study suggests.
."What we have found are the edges of the puzzle. We now can say some of the pieces are the sky or the sand of the picture," Monaco said at the news conference. "We now see that some of the genetic changes in autism are related to connections in the brain."

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