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healthland.time.com/2013/02/22/why-girls-may-be-protected-against-autism

Feb 22, 2013 ... Boys outnumber girls when it comes to autism diagnoses, and researchers may have uncovered one reason why. Boys are four times more ...

www.newsweek.com/autism-sisters-project-research-genetics-623890

Jun 10, 2017 ... “If we have a pathway in the brain that is actually protecting against ... Boys are more likely to develop autism than girls, and they may also have ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/females-are-genetically-protected-from-autism

Mar 10, 2014 ... “This strongly argues that females are protected from autism and developmental ... but don't explain what confers protection against autism in women. The fact that autism is difficult to diagnose in girls may mean that studies ...

spectrumnews.org/features/special-reports/sexgender-in-autism

Oct 19, 2015 ... In search of factors that shield girls against autism ... Identifying the factors that protect girls from autism may help us understand and possibly ...

www.autismsupportnetwork.com/news/study-why-more-boys-girls-have-autism-390092833

... that starts to explain why this may be,” said co-principal investigator Stephen Scherer, ... “Girls are different in that, even if they are missing one PTCHD1 gene, ... While these women are protected, autism could appear in future generations of  ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4164392

A strong male bias in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) prevalence has been observed with ... Genetic studies demonstrate that females are protected from the effects of .... Thus, it may be that relatively higher levels of social ability in females .... that imprinted genes expressed only from the paternal X protect against ASD [ 59].

www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2013/06/07/understanding-sex-differences-autism

Jun 7, 2013 ... Often, one sex is more vulnerable or partially protected. ... Evidence is growing that females have a degree of protection against autism – versus just ... Importantly gender differences suggest that girls and women may be more ...

sparkforautism.org/discover_article/are-girls-with-autism-hiding-in-plain-sight/?category_selected=&page=4&keywords=

Interestingly, teachers may miss more autistic symptoms in girls than clinicians ... (She asked that their real names not be used, to protect her daughter's privacy.).

www.foxnews.com/health/2013/05/08/how-autism-is-different-in-girls-vs-boys.html

May 8, 2013 ... Why do boys get diagnosed with autism four times as often as girls? ... showing that being female appears to provide genetic protection against autism. ... on research with boys, girls may be missed or misdiagnosed, he said.

www.livescience.com/53194-do-girls-have-protection-from-autism.html

Dec 23, 2015 ... Girls have more genetic markers for autism but are less likely to ... There may be something protecting girls against symptom severity — a ...