Does perinatal exposure to endocrine disruptors induce autism spectrum and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders
Acta Pediatrica, 04/20/2012
De Cock M et al. – Perinatal exposure to EDCs appears to be associated with the occurrence of autism spectrum (ASD) as well as attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD). Disruption of thyroid hormone function and gamma–aminobutyric acid (GABA)ergic mechanisms may offer an explanation for the observed relations, though conclusive evidence in humans is limited.