Correlation or Causation???

Early prenatal diagnostic ultrasound has been linked to variability in symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children with specific genetic vulnerabilities.

These results “add weight to ongoing concerns” expressed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the nonmedical use of diagnostic ultrasound during pregnancy, the authors, led by Pierre D. Mourad, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, note.

The study was published online September 1 in Autism Research.

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