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Jaundice-autism study raises unanswered questions
Yahoo! News

Autism is more common in children who had jaundice at birth, a big Danish study found, but researchers cautioned they don’t know how the two conditions might be related and that new parents shouldn’t be alarmed. Mild jaundice is fairly common and generally harmless. Severe, untreated jaundice is known to cause brain damage, but it’s also rare and hasn’t been proven to cause autism. It’s possible that children genetically predisposed to autism might also be more vulnerable than others to jaundice.

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