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Association Between Maternal Fluoride Exposure During Pregnancy and IQ Scores in Offspring in Canada
Key Points Question Is maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy associated with childhood IQ in a Canadian cohort receiving optimally fluoridated water? Findings In this prospective birth cohortExpand
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MRI correlates of cognitive impairment in childhood-onset multiple sclerosis.
OBJECTIVE Brain MRI measures were correlated with neuropsychological function in 35 pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and 33 age- and sex-matched healthy controls. METHOD Mean age ofExpand
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Postrecovery cognitive decline in adults with traumatic brain injury.
OBJECTIVE To assess prospectively the degree of postrecovery long-term cognitive decline after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN Observational cohort. SETTING InpatientExpand
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Magnetic resonance imaging evidence of progression of subacute brain atrophy in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate subacute progression of brain atrophy (from 4.5-29mo postinjury) in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) using structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Expand
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Prediction of return to productivity after severe traumatic brain injury: investigations of optimal neuropsychological tests and timing of assessment.
OBJECTIVES (1) To examine predictive validity of global neuropsychological performance, and performance on timed tests (controlling for manual motor function) and untimed tests, including attention,Expand
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Exposure to fluoridated water and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder prevalence among children and adolescents in the United States: an ecological association
BackgroundEpidemiological and animal-based studies have suggested that prenatal and postnatal fluoride exposure has adverse effects on neurodevelopment. The aim of this study was to examine theExpand
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Meeting Report: Measuring Endocrine-Sensitive Endpoints within the First Years of Life
An international workshop titled “Assessing Endocrine-Related Endpoints within the First Years of Life” was held 30 April–1 May 2007, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Representatives from a number ofExpand
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Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes in Individuals With a History of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
We describe cognitive and behavioral outcomes in 12 males and 7 females diagnosed with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) in childhood. Age at assessment ranged from 6 to 23 years and allExpand
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Structural and functional integrity of precision-cut liver slices in xenobiotic metabolism: a comparison of the dynamic organ and multiwell plate culture procedures.
1. Objectives were two-fold: (1) to compare the viability of precision-cut liver slices in two culture systems, namely the dynamic organ and the multiwell plate; and (2) to evaluate whetherExpand
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Prenatal exposure to organic solvents and child neurobehavioral performance.
The present study compared the cognitive and behavioral functioning of 3- to 7-year-old children (n=33) whose mothers worked with organic solvents during pregnancy with a group of unexposed childrenExpand
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