Prenatal Use of Acetaminophen Linked to Autism & ADHD

Nine recent studies suggest acetaminophen/Tylenol (paracetmol) use during pregnancy increases the risk of autism (AD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and lower IQ in children exposed in utero to this commonly used pain killer and fever reducer.

Bisphenol A Induced Autism May Benefit From the Antioxidant Resveratrol

A 2016 peer reviewed study claims “Resveratrol prevents bisphenol A-induced autism, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome,” but this does not necessarily mean it cures these syndromes, although it may be beneficial to include foods in your diet that are high in this antioxidant.

Autism: Xenobiotic Influences

Sage Journals abstract presents growing evidence that supports chronic exposure to toxic agents i.e. xenobiotics and increased rates of autism.

Endocrine Disruptors and Childhood Social Impairment

A ScienceDirect abstract associating prenatal phthalate exposure to childhood social impairment.

Does Perinatal Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors Induce Autism Spectrum and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders?

An Acta Paediatrica abstract associates perinatal exposure to EDCs with increased ASD as well as ADHD.

Environmental and State-Level Regulatory Factors Affect the Incidence of Autism and Intellectual Disability

 A PLOS Computational Biology study linking male congenital malformations of the reproductive system to autism with environmental toxins as suspected causative factor.

Autism Spectrum (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD) Disorders Epidemics: Does Fetal Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Play a Role?

A Pediatric Research abstract on accumulated evidence that fetal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can cause neurodevelopmental damage.

Environmental Toxicants and Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Review

A PubMed study on environmental toxins and their link to autism.

Clues to Autistic Behaviors: Exploring the Role of Endocrine Disruptors

A PubMed report on evidence that suggests endocrine disruptors are linked to autism.

Phthalates & Autism Spectrum Disorders

A PubMed abstract on relationship between exposure to phthalates and autism.