Daily Archives: February 16, 2014

Environmental Toxicants in Autism : Review

Environmental toxicants and autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24518398 Abstract Although the involvement of genetic abnormalities in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is well-accepted, recent studies point to an equal contribution by environmental factors, particularly environmental toxicants. However, these toxicant-related … Continue reading

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Environmental Risk Factors and Autism : Review

Maternal lifestyle and environmental risk factors for autism spectrum disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24518932 Over the past 10 years, research into environmental risk factors for autism has grown dramatically, bringing evidence that an array of non-genetic factors acting during the prenatal period may … Continue reading

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