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Infections During Pregnancy May Help Autism Develop — and Scientists Are Finally Figuring Out Why

Scientists have long suspected that a pregnant mother’s immune system may play a part in triggering a propensity for autism in her developing baby. Now, according to Popular Science, they believe a certain type of bacteria in the gut may play a part in this. While the present studies have only been done in mice and are too early to bridge to humans, researchers say their experiments mimic severe viral infections that can occur in pregnant humans. These researchers didn’t...

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