autism http://wrkf.org en More Hints That Dad's Age At Conception Helps Shape A Child's Brain http://wrkf.org/post/more-hints-dads-age-conception-helps-shape-childs-brain Traditionally, research has focused on women's "biological clock." But in recent years, scientists have been looking more and more at how the father's age at conception might affect the baby, too.<p>A study <a href="http://archpsyc.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1833092%20">published</a> Wednesday hints that age really might matter — in terms of the child's mental health.<p>Researchers from Indiana University and the Karolinska Institute found that compared with children fathered by men who were 20-24 years old, kids born to dads who were 45 or older were three times as likely to have Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:43:42 +0000 Maanvi Singh 23125 at http://wrkf.org More Hints That Dad's Age At Conception Helps Shape A Child's Brain THURSDAY: Dr. Jarrett Barnhill, Dr. Steven Lamm, Author Attica Locke http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-dr-jarrett-barnhill-dr-steven-lamm-author-attica-locke <p>Dr. Jarrett Barnhill, with the University of North Carolina, one of the country's foremost experts on autism and related disorders.</p><p>New York University Medical Center's Dr. Steven Lamm discusses his new book, "Redefining Prostate Cancer"</p><p>This year's Ernest J. Gaines Award winner Attica Locke on her latest book, "The Cutting Season"</p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:19:14 +0000 Jim Engster 19367 at http://wrkf.org THURSDAY: Blogger John Maginnis, Leo Honeycutt & Eric Lane, Kim Ritchie Spencer http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-blogger-john-maginnis-leo-honeycutt-eric-lane-kim-ritchie-spencer <p>A visit with veteran Capitol correspondent and publisher of <a href="http://lapolitics.com" target="_blank">"LAPolitics.com"</a> John Maginnis.</p><p>Write-journalist <a href="http://www.leohoneycutt.tv" target="_blank">Leo Honeycutt </a>and&nbsp;local businessman&nbsp;Eric Lane talk with Jim about former Major Leaguer Matt Batts, who died recently here in Baton Rouge at the age of 91.</p><p>Kim Ritchie Spencer, who contributed to the book, "The Thinking Mom's Revolution", about being the parent of an autistic child.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:14:28 +0000 Jim Engster 13496 at http://wrkf.org