Liu et al evaluate the association between blood lead concentrations and behavioral problems in Chinese preschool children.
King and coauthors identify possible nonspecific, baseline predictors of response to intervention in a large randomized clinical trial of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. See also the editorial by Arnold.
This meta-analysis investigates whether children with autism spectrum disorder have altered levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in peripheral blood samples.
This population-based study used the Swedish Medical Birth Register and other national databases to assess the association of labor induction with autism spectrum disorders in offspring whose diagnosis occurred by the ages 8 years to 21 years.
This population-based study examines the association between maternal use of antidepressants, specifically selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, during the second and/or third trimester and the risk of autism spectrum disorder in children.
This special communication identifies 10 urgent priorities for the health and health care of US children.
This randomized clinical trial finds that removal of children from a condition of severe neglect into a high-quality family environment supports white matter growth.