April|May 2024

Dear Subscriber,

This e-newsletter provides valuable resources for obstetricians, pediatricians, and nurses by sharing links to recent research on autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

By providing access to cutting-edge research, this e-newsletter aims to empower healthcare professionals in their work with patients on the autism spectrum. Ultimately, it strives to improve the quality of care and support for both children and adults diagnosed with this condition. Please feel free to send us your comments and feedback email us


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Stephen M. Edelson, Ph.D. and Lenny Schafer

This newsletter is in honor and in memory of Dr. Bernard Rimland, autism pioneer and advocate. Learn More

Risks, Prevalence, Diagnosis

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy and Children’s Risk of Autism, ADHD, and Intellectual Disability

[Original article appeared in JAMA Network]


An Exploratory Investigation of Organic Chemicals Detected in Baby Teeth: Differences in Children with and without Autism

[Original article appeared in Journal of Xenobiotics]

Association between parental psychiatric disorders and risk of offspring autism spectrum disorder: a Swedish and Finnish population-based cohort study

[Original article appeared in The Lancet Regional Health Europe]

Association of cerebral palsy with autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children: a large-scale nationwide population-based study

[Original article appeared in BMJ Pediatrics Open]

Autism risk may rise with in utero exposure to antiseizure meds

[Original article appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine]

Early childhood exposure to environmental phenols and parabens, phthalates, organophosphate pesticides, and trace elements in association with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in the CHARGE study

[Original article appeared in Environmental Health]

Preeclampsia Onset, Days to Delivery, and Autism Spectrum Disorders in Offspring: Clinical Birth Cohort Study

[Original article appeared in JMIR Public Health and Surviellance]

Relationship between Autism Spectrum Disorder and Pesticides: A Systematic Review of Human and Preclinical Models

[Original article appeared in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health]

Risk of Autism after Prenatal Topiramate, Valproate, or Lamotrigine Exposure

[Original article appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine]

Health-Related Issues

All-Cause Mortality and Specific Causes of Death in Autism: A Nationwide Analysis

[Original article appeared in Autism in Adulthood]

Increased cerebral lactate levels in adults with autism spectrum disorders compared to non-autistic controls: a magnetic resonance spectroscopy study

[Original article appeared in Molecular Autism]

Ketogenic Diet Induced Shifts in the Gut Microbiome Associate with Changes to Inflammatory Cytokines and Brain-Related miRNAs in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

[Original article appeared in Nutrients]

Other Issues

Neurodevelopmental Disorders Including Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability as a Risk Factor for Delayed Diagnosis of Catatonia

[Original article appeared in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics]

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