Marijuana use associated with change in autism-linked gene in sperm

Researchers investigating the effects of marijuana use on sperm have discovered abnormal methylation of a gene associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).


Marijuana use associated with change in autism-linked gene in sperm




Around the globe there is currently a blazing change in perception towards marijuana, especially in the USA where 12 states have legalized it for recreational use. However, while laws and attitudes are quickly changing, there are many scientists still trying to ascertain the potential long-term impacts of marijuana use on human health.

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