TODAY   |  August 14, 2013

Autism possibly linked with induced labor

A Duke University study has found a potential correlation between labor-inducing drugs and the likelihood of Autism. Although the drugs might increase the odds, researchers believe that the overall health benefits are greater than the risks.

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>>> autism might be linked with inducing and speeding up labor. according to the study from duke university it's possible that labor inducing drugs might increase the risk. the authors say the results shouldn't lead doctors to avoid inducing labor or speeding it up since it can be life saving for mothers and babies.