Scientists have found a way to reduce the risk of developing autism in a child

Ученые нашли способ снизить риск развития аутизма у ребенка


The intake of multivitamins during pregnancy reduces risk of autism in unborn baby.

Women who take multivitamins during pregnancy, can about 30% to reduce the risk of development of the child’s autism with accompanying mental retardation. This is the conclusion reached by scientists at the University of Drexel, soobshaet RIA Novosti.

The study involved about 270 thousand women and their children who at the end of 2011 had four to fifteen years.

It turned out that in families where the mother during pregnancy took multivitamins, the risk of autism with mental retardation was less and amounted to 0,26% (158 children from 61934). At the same time, women who did not use supplements this indicator was at the level of 0.48% (430 children from 90480).

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