Phthalate Exposure Linked to ADHD in Teens

 ADHD in the News 2020-09-03

In an analysis of 205 adolescents and teens, every two-fold increase in antiandrogenic phthalate concentrations measured in urine samples came with 34% increased relative risk for ADHD (adjusted RR 1.34, 95% CI 1.00-1.79), reported Jessica Shoaff, PhD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and colleagues in JAMA Network Open.