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Autism is becoming more prevalent in children.  In 2000, approximately 1 child out of every 150 was diagnosed with autism-related disorders. The most recent estimate from the CDC (2008) is 1 child in 88. Why is this?Suren and colleagues studied the association between maternal folic acid supplement use during pregnancy and the risk of autism spectrum disorders in the child. Their sample had 85,176 children from Norway born between 2002 ? 2008. Folic acid dietary supplement use was defined as […]

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