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Acetaminophen In Pregnancy Linked To Adhd Like Behaviors

"Doctors frequently recommend acetaminophen, commonly found in over-the-counter pain relievers including Tylenol, to pregnant women for treating mild pain."

But a new study out of Denmark suggests the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy could be associated with ADHD-like behavioral problems in children.

"The study, published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics, analyzed data from more than 64,000children enrolled in the Danish National Birth Cohort study between 1996 and 2002. (not funded by any pharmaceutical company with a hidden agenda. = really important clean research)"

​I personally find it alarming that some respectable physicians in the USA are trying to down play this extensive research, saying: "we shouldn’t worry at this point,”...

Read the Original article at:
http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1833486

and the CNN Version at:
http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2014/02/24/acetaminophen-in-pregnancy-linked-to-adhd-like-behaviors/

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