Impacts of prenatal exposures to polychlorinated biphenyls, methylmercury, and lead on intellectual ability of 42-month-old children in Japan.

@article{Tatsuta2014ImpactsOP,
  title={Impacts of prenatal exposures to polychlorinated biphenyls, methylmercury, and lead on intellectual ability of 42-month-old children in Japan.},
  author={Nozomi Tatsuta and Kunihiko Nakai and Katsuyuki Murata and Keita Suzuki and Miyuki Iwai-Shimada and Naoyuki Kurokawa and Toru Hosokawa and Hiroshi Satoh},
  journal={Environmental research},
  year={2014},
  volume={133},
  pages={321-6}
}
BACKGROUND The age-specific impacts of perinatal exposures to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), methylmercury (MeHg), and lead on child neurodevelopment remain controversial. Since we have already reported the prenatal effects of these chemicals on neurodevelopment in 3-day-old and 30-month-old children of a birth cohort, the following effects were analyzed in the 42-month-old children in the same cohort. METHODS The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC), comprised of four scales… CONTINUE READING
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