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Meta-Analysis of Neurobehavioral Outcomes in Very Preterm and/or Very Low Birth Weight Children
OBJECTIVE: Sequelae of academic underachievement, behavioral problems, and poor executive function (EF) have been extensively reported for very preterm (≤33 weeks' gestation) and/or very low birthExpand
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Effects of environmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins on cognitive abilities in Dutch children at 42 months of age.
OBJECTIVE To study possible adverse effects of environmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and dioxins on cognitive functioning in young children. METHODS In a follow-up of the DutchExpand
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Effects of Dioxins and Polychlorinated Biphenyls on Thyroid Hormone Status of Pregnant Women and Their Infants
ABSTRACT: Dioxins [polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDD), dibenzofurans (PCDF)] and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) are potentially hazardous compounds. Animal studies have demonstrated that PCDD,Expand
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Immunologic effects of background exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins in Dutch preschool children.
Prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dioxins is associated with changes in the T-cell lymphocyte population in healthy Dutch infants. We investigated whether these changesExpand
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Effects of Environmental Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Dioxins on Birth Size and Growth in Dutch Children
Lower birth weight and growth retardation has been found in studies with laboratory animals, in children born of mothers exposed to accidental high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) andExpand
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Comparison of polychlorinated biphenyl levels across studies of human neurodevelopment.
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent pollutants that are ubiquitous in the food chain, and detectable amounts are in the blood of almost every person in most populations that have beenExpand
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Immunologic Effects of Background Prenatal and Postnatal Exposure to Dioxins and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Dutch Infants
ABSTRACT: Immunologic effects of pre- and postnatal polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB)/dioxin exposure in Dutch infants from birth to 18 mo of age are explored. The total study group consisted of 207Expand
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The profile of executive function in very preterm children at 4 to 12 years
Aim  To examine executive functioning in very preterm (gestational age ≤30wks) children at 4 to 12 years of age.
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Effects of polychlorinated biphenyl/dioxin exposure and feeding type on infants' mental and psychomotor development.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of in utero and lactational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dioxins on the mental and psychomotor development of infants. DESIGN Prenatal PCBExpand
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Effects of prenatal PCB and dioxin background exposure on cognitive and motor abilities in Dutch children at school age.
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to evaluate whether effects of exposure to environmental levels of PCBs and dioxins on development in the Dutch cohort persist until school age. STUDY DESIGN In the DutchExpand
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