Air Pollution, Genetics Combine to Increase Risk for Autism

Air Pollution, Genetics Combine to Increase Risk for Autism

 

Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder, according to newly published research led by scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC).

 

PUBLISHED ONLINE Dec. 02, 2013 Science Daily 

SOURCE: University of Southern California - Health Sciences.

 

Pollution de l'air, la génétique se combinent pour augmenter le risque pour l'autisme


L'exposition à la pollution de l'air semble augmenter le risque d'autisme chez les personnes qui exercent une prédisposition génétique pour les troubles neurologiques du développement.