Prenatal paracetamol linked to hyperactivity

Paracetamol in pregnancy may lead to later behavioural problems, say UK researchers.

Data from nearly 8,000 mothers, along with their children and partners, suggests prenatal use of paracetamol at 18 and 32 weeks of pregnancy increases the risk of conduct problems and hyperactivity symptoms in children.

Maternal use of paracetamol at 32 weeks gestation also raised the risk of