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Prolonged Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Linked to Increased ASD and ADHD Risk

A new study reveals a link between prolonged acetaminophen use in pregnancy and an increased risk of offspring being diagnosed with ADHD or ASD. Researchers report children of mothers who had prolonged exposure to the pain killer during pregnancy had a 30% increased risk of developing ADHD and a 20% increased risk of being diagnosed with ASD.... Read More...
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Autism Like Behaviors in Children Linked to Low Vitamin D Levels in Mothers

Researchers have identified a link between low vitamin D levels in pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, and autism like behaviors in their offspring. The study reveals low levels vitamin D in mothers may be associated with altered brain development that can lead to social behavioral deficits in their children.... Read More...