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- IVF may slightly increase mental retardation risk
While new research finds no significant link between autism and singleton children conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF), a slightly increased risk of mental retardation, or intellectual disability, was found following IVF treatment includ 0 read more
July 3, 2013 - KETK 56 Tyler
- IVF Linked to Slightly Higher Rate of Mental Retardation
Twins and triplets conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) may have a slightly higher risk of mental retardation compared with children conceived without fertility treatments, according to a new study.
July 2, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
- Study finds in vitro fertilization associated with small increased risk of mental retardation
In a study that included more than 2.5 million children born in Sweden, compared with spontaneous conception, any in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment was not associated with autistic disorder but was associated with a small but statistically significantly increased risk of mental retardation, according to a study in the July 3 issue of JAMA. The authors note that the prevalence of these ...
July 2, 2013 - EurekAlert!