Pregnant women could reduce risk of their child having autism by taking multivitamins, Bristol researchers suggest
Pregnant women could reduce the chances of their child having autism by taking multivitamins, Bristol experts have suggested.
The Bristol researchers found the chances of a child having autism were halved if the mother had taken vitamins while she was pregnant.
But academics did warn that more research was needed, despite the possible association they had found.
Writing in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), experts from universities and hospitals in Philadelphia, Stockholm and Bristol, examined data for 273,107 mothers and their children living in Stockholm.
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- 5th October 2017
- Bristol Evening Post