New Study Shows Kids with Autism Have Higher Levels of Toxic Metals


The Arizona State University (ASU) researchers report that higher levels of toxic metals are found in children with autism compared with ordinary children.

In a published study from the Biological Trace Element Research journal, these high levels of toxicity harm brain development and function. James Adams, a President's Professor in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, one of ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, spearheaded the research.

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