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Acetaminophen use in pregnancy and neurodevelopment Attention function and autism spectrum symptoms

Prenatal acetaminophen exposure was associated with a greater number of autism spectrum symptoms in males and showed adverse effects on attention-related outcomes for both genders. These associations seem to be dependent on the frequency of exposure.

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Avella-Garcia, CB., Julvez, J., Fortuny Moya, J., Rebordosa Garcia, C., García-Esteban, R., Galán, IR., ... Sunyer, J. (2016). Acetaminophen use in pregnancy and neurodevelopment: Attention function and autism spectrum symptoms. International Journal of Epidemiology, 45(6), 1987–1996. DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyw115

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