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March 24, 2019 - Nation of Change

New study shows link between prenatal and infant pesticide exposure and autism in children

New study shows link between prenatal and infant pesticide exposure and autism in children
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A new study published in The BMJ linked an association between early developmental exposure to ambient pesticides and autism. The population based case-control study’s results determined that the “risk of autism spectrum disorder was associated with prenatal exposure to glyphosate, chlorpyrifos, diazinon, malathion, avermectin, and permethrin” according to the study.

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