Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Prenatal Residential Proximity to Agricultural Pesticides: The CHARGE Study

Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Prenatal Residential Proximity to Agricultural Pesticides: The CHARGE Study 

"...........This study of Autism Spectrum Disorders strengthens the evidence linking neurodevelopmental disorders with gestational pesticide exposures, and particularly, organophosphates and provides novel results of ASD and DD associations with, respectively, pyrethroids and carbamates. ...."

Comments: Autism is much more mystery than fact....this NIH sponsored study helps to gather facts so that we can better diagnose and treat this significant disorder. For more information about the etiology of autism please see:

Maino DM. Viola, SG, Donati R. The Etiology of Autism. Opt Vis Dev 2009:(40)3:150-156.

Viola SG, Maino DM.  Brain anatomy, electrophysiology and visual function/perception inchildren within the autism spectrum disorder. Opt Vis Dev 2009;40(3):157-163. 

Other resources: Optometry & Visual Development: Autism

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