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Mothers with diabetes more likely to have autism-linked anti-fetal brain autoantibodies.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that manifests in early childhood and is characterized by impairments in social communication and presence of stereotyped behaviours and restricted interests, with varying degrees of symptom severity and presentation.  Approximately 23% of mothers of children with ASD produce specific patterns of autoantibodies to fetal brain proteins that have been detected in only

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