Affiliation: Harvard University
- Maternal dietary fat intake in association with autism spectrum disordersKristen Lyall
Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Building II 3rd Floor, Boston MA 02115, USA
Am J Epidemiol 178:209-20. 2013..Because the number of women with diet assessed during pregnancy was small, however, these results should be interpreted cautiously. ..
- 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...
- Perinatal air pollutant exposures and autism spectrum disorder in the children of Nurses' Health Study II participantsAndrea L Roberts
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Environ Health Perspect 121:978-84. 2013..We tested the hypothesis that perinatal exposure to air pollutants is associated with ASD, focusing on pollutants associated with ASD in prior studies...
- Parental social responsiveness and risk of autism spectrum disorder in offspringKristen Lyall
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts2Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis
JAMA Psychiatry 71:936-42. 2014..Although autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is known to be heritable, patterns of inheritance of subclinical autistic traits in nonclinical samples are poorly understood...
- Association of maternal exposure to childhood abuse with elevated risk for autism in offspringAndrea L Roberts
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA Psychiatry 70:508-15. 2013..Women exposed to childhood abuse experience more adverse perinatal circumstances than women unexposed, but whether maternal abuse is associated with autism in offspring is unknown...
- 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...