[Source: Nature, full page: (LINK). Excerpt, edited.]
NEWS / 16 AUGUST 2018
Autism and DDT: What one million pregnancies can — and can’t — reveal
by Sara Reardon
Mothers with high levels of the pesticide DDT in their blood during pregnancy are more likely to bear children who develop autism, according to a study of blood samples from more than one million pregnant women in Finland.
Keywords: Insecticides; Toxic Chemicals; DDT; Autism; Pregnancy; Psychiatry; Neurology.