Research by Topic: Fever

Prenatal exposure to fever is associated with autism spectrum disorder in the boston birth cohort

Published June 24, 2019 in Autism Research

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is phenotypically and etiologically heterogeneous, with evidence for genetic and environmental contributions to disease risk. Research has focused on the prenatal period as a time where environmental exposures are likely to influence risk for ASD. Epidemiological studies have shown significant associations between prenatal exposure to maternal immune activation (MIA), caused by […]

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