Fish consumption, mercury exposure, and their associations with scholastic achievement in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

@article{Davidson2010FishCM,
  title={Fish consumption, mercury exposure, and their associations with scholastic achievement in the Seychelles Child Development Study.},
  author={Philip L. Davidson and Andre Leste and Egbert Benstrong and Christine M Bergeon Burns and Justin Valentin and Jean Sloane-Reeves and Li-Shan Huang and Wesley Miller and Douglas Gunzler and Edwin van Wijngaarden and Gene E Watson and Grażyna Zaręba and Conrad F. Shamlaye and Gary J Myers},
  journal={Neurotoxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={439-47}
}
Studies of neurodevelopmental outcomes in offspring exposed to MeHg from maternal consumption of fish have primarily measured cognitive abilities. Reported associations have been subtle and in both adverse and beneficial directions. Changes in functional outcomes such as school achievement and behavior in exposed children and adolescents have not been examined. We undertook an assessment of school success of children in the Seychelles Child Development Study (SCDS) main cohort to determine if… CONTINUE READING

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