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Harvard Finds Growing Number of Chemicals Linked With Brain Disorders in Children

Toxic chemicals may be triggering the recent increases in neurodevelopmental disabilities among children – such as autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and dyslexia – according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The researchers say a new global prevention strategy to control the use of these substances is urgently needed. The report was published online in Lancet Neurology.