Acetaminophen Implicated Again in Autism, ADHD – But study had many limitations

 ADHD in the News 2019-10-31

Among 996 mother-child pairs, those with higher levels of acetaminophen exposure -- measured through biomarkers in cord blood at delivery -- the chances that offspring would be diagnosed later with ADHD or ASD were significantly greater, reported Xiaobin Wang, MD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, and colleagues in JAMA Psychiatry.