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Prenatal exposure to pesticides linked to attention disorders

Dacia Herbulock posted in on August 20th, 2010.

US research suggests children who were exposed to organophosphate pesticides while still in their mother’s womb were more likely to develop attention disorders years later. Organophosphates have been linked to neurobehavioral deficits in children but this new research is the first to examine the influence of prenatal organophosphate exposure on the later development of attention […]

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