Environmental neurotoxicants and developing brain.

@article{Miodovnik2011EnvironmentalNA,
  title={Environmental neurotoxicants and developing brain.},
  author={Amir Miodovnik},
  journal={The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York},
  year={2011},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={58-77}
}
The brain of infants and children is uniquely sensitive to environmental neurotoxicants at levels far below those that are known to harm adults. There are multiple windows of vulnerability during which environmental exposures can interfere with normal development. The timing and duration of neurotoxicant exposures during development can give rise to a broad spectrum of structural and functional deficits. Only about 200 chemicals out of more than 80,000 registered with the United States… CONTINUE READING

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