Flu during pregnancy may be linked to autism risk

Nov 12, 2012 Full story: WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Having the flu during pregnancy was linked to a 50% increase in a woman's chance of having a child diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder before the age of 3. The study has come out just in time for flu season.

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Gina DiPietro

United States

#1 Nov 12, 2012
More studies...more blame. No one knows...my son is a blessing no matter the cause...
Sam

Candiac, Canada

#2 Nov 12, 2012
These studies are costly and adds almost no value to autism. They have to go to square one and find out what is going on in the body of autism.

These kind of studies are among many other like the genetic studies where most of the money is spent always involve data tracking on computers.

To solve a crime you look at the crime scene first and not where culprit is hiding.

thank god they always say "not much is known about autism".

Wrong appraoch no results and an ignored autism epidemic

Since: Jan 07

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#3 Nov 12, 2012
Danish holds the best medical records than any other country, which is why this study is so important, that's why looking at numbers works for the Danish and are important, unlike those phone surveys Generation Rescue wastes money on.

Since: Jan 07

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#5 Nov 13, 2012
Gina DiPietro wrote:
More studies...more blame. No one knows...my son is a blessing no matter the cause...
All children are blessings, even those with disabilities however, that has nothing to do with anything. Studies by no means equals blame and those who think it does for some odd reason have guilt to habor. You may never want to know the causes for autism, but there isn't one pregnant woman out there that if given precautions, wouldn't try to prevent a disability for their child.
Wheres The Proof

Winnipeg, Canada

#9 Nov 23, 2012
Where are the peer reviewed studies proving this connection??? At best they CONCLUDE it after reading a stack of studies not yet used for T.P.

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