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Study Links Older Dads to Kids' Psychiatric Problems

A new study links older fathers with higher risks for having children with psychiatric problems including bipolar disorder, autism and attention deficits. JAMA Psychiatry, a journal of the American Medical Association, released the findings this week from American and Swedish researchers who examined data on more than two million Swedes born from 1973-2001. Children fathered by men at age 45 and older faced risks for bipolar disorder almost 25 times greater than children whose dads were ages...

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