Effects of prenatal and postnatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption on neurodevelopment: outcomes at 66 months of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

@article{Davidson1998EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of prenatal and postnatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption on neurodevelopment: outcomes at 66 months of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study.},
  author={Philip Davidson and Gary J Myers and Christopher Cox and C D Axtell and Conrad F. Shamlaye and Jean Sloane-Reeves and Elsa Cernichiari and Larry Needham and Anna L Choi and Yanlin Wang and Mark F Berlin and Thomas W. Clarkson},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1998},
  volume={280 8},
  pages={701-7}
}
CONTEXT Human neurodevelopmental consequences of exposure to methyl-mercury (MeHg) from eating fish remain a question of public health concern. OBJECTIVE To study the association between MeHg exposure and the developmental outcomes of children in the Republic of Seychelles at 66 months of age. DESIGN A prospective longitudinal cohort study. PARTICIPANTS A total of 711 of 779 cohort mother-child pairs initially enrolled in the Seychelles Child Development Study in 1989. SETTING The… CONTINUE READING
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