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Why Girls May Be Protected Against Autism | TIME.com

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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 ...

Gender and autism - NAS

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Why do more boys than girls have autism, and how does autism affect women and ... Women and girls with Asperger syndrome may be better at masking their ...

Girls may be protected against autism, new study finds - Science ...

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Feb 19, 2013 ... A team of Boston and European scientists have found evidence for a “female protective effect” in autism that could explain why boys are at far ...

Females Are Genetically Protected from Autism - Scientific American

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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 ...

Do Girls Have 'Protection' from Autism? - Live Science

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Dec 23, 2015 ... There may be something protecting girls against symptom severity — a concept that's come to be known as the "female protective effect.".

Understanding Sex Differences in Autism | Blog | Autism Speaks

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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 ...

How girls and boys differ when it comes to autism - CNN.com

www.cnn.com/2012/04/04/health/mental-health/autism-sex-differences/

Apr 4, 2012 ... The ratio of boys to girls in autism spectrum disorders is about 5-to-1; Clinicians who ... Something seems to protect girls from developing autism and other ... Recovery is rare, though it is true that some individuals may make ...

Is Being Female Protective Against Autism? - Forbes

www.forbes.com/sites/emilywillingham/2013/02/25/being-female-protective-against-autism/

Feb 25, 2013 ... The girls' 'protection' might not come from protection against autism. Instead, it might come from being autistic in a different way from boys, ...

Female Sex May Protect Against Autism - Medscape

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Feb 20, 2013 ... Girls may require greater "etiologic load" to manifest autistic behavior than boys, new research suggests.

Gender Differences Among Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder ...

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Nov 1, 2013 ... The gender ratio among children in the autism spectrum of more than ..... that autistic girls may lack their gender's protection against oxidative ...

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How Autism Is Different in Girls vs. Boys - WSJ

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May 6, 2013 ... ... that being female appears to provide genetic protection against autism. ... There is also early evidence that even though boys and girls may ...

Sex/gender in autism | Spectrum

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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 ...

Autism In Boys vs. Girls: Brain Scans Reveal Underlying Reason For ...

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Sep 3, 2015 ... Girls with autism spectrum disorders have distinct characteristics, and these ... What might brain scans reveal about these differences? ... Moms Who Breastfeed For Six Months And Have Healthy BMI May Protect Children.