Autism recurs in siblings at higher rate than previously thought

08/15/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Children who have an older sibling with autism were 19% more likely to develop the condition, researchers reported in Pediatrics. Previously, the risk of recurrence was thought to be between 3% and 10%. Researchers also found that the risk increased to 32% among those who have more than one older sibling with autism.

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