Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in cognition • Dunedin longitudinal study • Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study • IQ • lead • unleaded petrol on March 29th, 2017.
Lead exposure in childhood was linked to lower cognitive function, IQ and socioeconomic status, according to data from the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study. A study published today in JAMA used data from the longitudinal study, which has been tracking a cohort of 1,000 participants born in Dunedin in 1972 and 1973. Of the participants […]
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