Maternal prenatal fish consumption and cognition in mid childhood: Mercury, fatty acids, and selenium.

@article{Oken2016MaternalPF,
  title={Maternal prenatal fish consumption and cognition in mid childhood: Mercury, fatty acids, and selenium.},
  author={Emily Oken and Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman and Chitra J. Amarasiriwardena and Innocent Jayawardene and D C David C Bellinger and Joseph R Hibbeln and Robert Wright and Matthew W Gillman},
  journal={Neurotoxicology and teratology},
  year={2016},
  volume={57},
  pages={71-78}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies of maternal prenatal fish intake have included biomarkers of exposure to mercury, long-chain n-3 fatty acids, and selenium, which are hypothesized to mediate associations with child neurodevelopment. OBJECTIVES Examine associations of maternal prenatal fish intake with child neurodevelopment accounting for biomarkers. METHODS In 1999-2002 we enrolled pregnant women into the Project Viva cohort. At median 27.9weeks gestation, we estimated maternal fish intake using… CONTINUE READING
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