Lack of a relation between human neonatal thyroxine and pediatric neurobehavioral disorders.

@article{Soldin2003LackOA,
  title={Lack of a relation between human neonatal thyroxine and pediatric neurobehavioral disorders.},
  author={Offie Porat Soldin and Shenghan Lai and Steven H Lamm and Shiela Mosee},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={193-8}
}
The growth and differentiation of the central nervous system are closely related to the presence of iodine and thyroid hormones. It has been hypothesized that neurobehavioral disabilities of childhood, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disorders, and autism can be attributed to fetal thyroidal endocrine disruption in utero. To determine whether there is an association between neonatal thyroid status and a subsequent diagnosis of a neurobehavioral disability… CONTINUE READING

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