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Link between paracetamol and autism dismissed by scientists

Link between paracetamol and autism dismissed by scientists

Scientific experts have dismissed claims of a link between paracetamol and autism.

A recent study published in the Journal of Epidemiology found young boys who had been persistently exposed to paracetamol in the womb were at higher risk of autism. But the director of science at autism charity Autistica, Dr James Cusack, insisted there was “not sufficient evidence” to back the suggestion.

He said: “This paper does not provide sufficient evidence to support the claim that there is a strong association between paracetamol use and the presentation of symptoms of autism. The results presented are preliminary in their nature, and so should not concern families or pregnant women."

Lees hier het volledige artikel op de site van Independent.


dat zou wel wat zijn
13-07-2016 14:19
13-07-2016 14:19 • Reageer
Het artikel gelezen: idd het aantal proefpersonen is ook veel te laag om daar zulke rigoreuze conclusies uit te trekken.
05-07-2016 15:54
05-07-2016 15:54 • Reageer