A new study reports children born to teenage mothers are at increased risk of being diagnosed with developmental problems by age 5 than their peers born to older mothers. Researchers also report children born to mothers over 35 may also have a slightly elevated risk of developmental issues.
Researchers reveal maternal age has an impact on variations between genetically identical individuals.
A new study reports on the real risks of parental age and the links between autism and schizophrenia in the offspring.
A new study reports women with a higher genetic disposition to schizophrenia tend to have their first children either at an earlier or later age compared to women in the general population.
Researchers report finding greater rates of mitochondrial mutations in the offspring of older mothers, as well as the mothers themselves.