- Fertility therapies, infertility and autism spectrum disorders in the Nurses' Health Study IIKristen Lyall
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:361-72. 2012..An increasing number of women are utilizing fertility treatments, but little is known about their relation to autism spectrum disorders (ASD)...
- Pregnancy complications and obstetric suboptimality in association with autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study IIKristen Lyall
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Autism Res 5:21-30. 2012..Consistent with previous research, the general class of pregnancy complications was associated with ASD as a whole. Additional work will be required to more fully assess the role of gestational diabetes...
- Maternal early life factors associated with hormone levels and the risk of having a child with an autism spectrum disorder in the nurses health study IIKristen Lyall
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 41:618-27. 2011..54, 95% CI 1.18, 2.02, p = 0.0002) and BMI at age 18 of ≥30 (RR 2.03, 95% CI 1.34, 3.08, p = 0.0008) were significantly associated with increased risk of ASD. Further work should investigate the potential influence of these factors...
- RLS in middle aged women and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in their offspringXiang Gao
Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Sleep Med 12:89-91. 2011..To test this hypothesis, we conducted a large-scaled cross-sectional study to examine whether women with a child with ADHD had a higher risk of having RLS than women of unaffected children...