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(Video) Part 5b: Evidence line 10-12 of 20: Laboratory animal studies

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This is part two of lines of evidence numbers 10 through 12 out of 20 all about studies in laboratory animals.

This video focuses on lines of evidence number 11 and 12 that acetaminophen causes autism in susceptible babies and children.

If you haven’t seen part 1, or the other lines of evidence, you can find those in our profile. 

This is William Parker, the scientist, with Dr. Parker Reports.

To start, there’s line of evidence number 11:

Studies in laboratory rats show that acetaminophen affects males more than females.

This is exactly the same sex-bias that we see in human. Males are susceptible to autism than females.

Next, line of evidence number 12: studies in adult rats show that acetaminophen kills brain cells. Basically, this line of evidence tells us that acetaminophen is bad for the brain, even in adult laboratory animals.

Unfortunately, the baby’s brain is much more sensitive to toxins than the adult brain. So, you can see where the problem is. 

And that’s the broad strokes on lines of evidence, numbers 11 and 12 out of 20 total, with Dr. Parker Reports. 


To watch a more detailed video on this topic: please watch our similarly titled video on this WPLab Youtube channel. 

To get more information and to see how this fits into the big picture, read the peer-reviewed research.

The following references describe the original published research mentioned in this blog:


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