Diana Sawtelle

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Autism-Related Brain Changes May Begin in the Womb

The growing body of research about the causes of autism continues to point toward pregnancy and delivery as moments when the brain changes associated with the disorder can occur. Earlier this week, a study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reporting that inducing …

On Autism, Environmental Toxicants, And Bias

Two clinicians who “utilize detoxification methods in their clinical practices” together with a third author have published an epic review in <i>Translational Psychiatry</i> claiming to evaluate the evidence for the involvement of environmental contaminants in autism. While we obviously want to limit …