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Low-Level Environmental Lead Exposure and Children’s Intellectual Function: An International Pooled Analysis
Lead is a confirmed neurotoxin, but questions remain about lead-associated intellectual deficits at blood lead levels < 10 μg/dL and whether lower exposures are, for a given change in exposure,Expand
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Intellectual impairment in children with blood lead concentrations below 10 microg per deciliter.
BACKGROUND Despite dramatic declines in children's blood lead concentrations and a lowering of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's level of concern to 10 microg per deciliter (0.483Expand
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Prevalence, recognition, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a national sample of US children.
OBJECTIVE To determine the US national prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and whether prevalence, recognition, and treatment vary by socioeconomic group. DESIGNExpand
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Cognitive deficits associated with blood lead concentrations <10 microg/dL in US children and adolescents.
OBJECTIVE Lead is a confirmed neurotoxicant, but the lowest blood lead concentration associated with deficits in cognitive functioning and academic achievement is poorly defined. The purpose of theExpand
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Exposures to Environmental Toxicants and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in U.S. Children
Objective The purpose of this study was to examine the association of exposures to tobacco smoke and environmental lead with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Methods Data wereExpand
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Intellectual Impairment in Children With Blood Lead Concentrations Below 10 μg per Deciliter
Blood lead levels in children have declined, and the level of concern specified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now is 10 μg/dL. It is not clear, however, whether cognitive deficitsExpand
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Impact of Early-Life Bisphenol A Exposure on Behavior and Executive Function in Children
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the impact of gestational and childhood bisphenol A (BPA) exposures on behavior and executive function at 3 years of age and to determine whether child gender modified thoseExpand
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Etiologic Subtypes of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Brain Imaging, Molecular Genetic and Environmental Factors and the Dopamine Hypothesis
Multiple theories of Attention-Deficit/Hyper- activity Disorder (ADHD) have been proposed, but one that has stood the test of time is the dopamine deficit theory. We review the narrow literature fromExpand
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Blood Lead Concentrations < 10 μg/dL and Child Intelligence at 6 Years of Age
Background Few studies provide data directly relevant to the question of whether blood lead concentrations < 10 μg/dL adversely affect children’s cognitive function. Objective We examined theExpand
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Variability and Predictors of Urinary Bisphenol A Concentrations during Pregnancy
Background Prenatal bisphenol A (BPA) exposure may be associated with developmental toxicity, but few studies have examined the variability and predictors of urinary BPA concentrations duringExpand
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