Autism and testosterone

October 2007
Pharmaceutical Representative;Oct2007, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p11
The article presents a study on the relationship between high levels of testosterone and autism. Findings of an eight-year study state that children who were exposed to high levels of testosterone while in the womb displayed more autistic traits later in life. While the research were very encouraged by the results, they also stressed that a direct link between testosterone levels and autism was not established.


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