Evidence of Toxicity, Oxidative Stress, and Neuronal Insult in Autism

@article{Kern2006EvidenceOT,
  title={Evidence of Toxicity, Oxidative Stress, and Neuronal Insult in Autism},
  author={Janet K. Kern and Anne Marie Jones},
  journal={Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={485 - 499}
}
  • J. Kern, A. Jones
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B
According to the Autism Society of America, autism is now considered to be an epidemic. The increase in the rate of autism revealed by epidemiological studies and government reports implicates the importance of external or environmental factors that may be changing. This article discusses the evidence for the case that some children with autism may become autistic from neuronal cell death or brain damage sometime after birth as result of insult; and addresses the hypotheses that toxicity and… 
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