From Parenting 24/7: University of Illinois Extension


Autism linked to growth hormones, big heads

Posted Jul 02, 2007.

Boys with autism and related disorders had higher levels of growth hormones than other boys, which may explain why children with the condition often have larger heads, researchers reported on Friday.

Feedback On This News Item

Register to rate articles and leave comments.

© Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
University of Illinois Extension