Mercury levels in maternal and cord blood and attained weight through the 24 months of life.

@article{Kim2011MercuryLI,
  title={Mercury levels in maternal and cord blood and attained weight through the 24 months of life.},
  author={Byung-Mi Kim and B Lee and Yun Chul Hong and Hyesook Park and Mina Ha and Young-Ju Kim and Yangho Kim and Namsoo Chang and Bung-Nyun Kim and Se-Young Oh and Mirim Yoo and Eunhee Ha},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2011},
  volume={410-411},
  pages={26-33}
}
Birth weight is a strong determinant of attained weight at early ages. Until now, many studies have reported that low birth weight corresponds with high mercury levels. However, the relationship between mercury exposure and attained weight of infant has not been well studied. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to assess the degree of prenatal exposure to mercury by measuring the total mercury levels in maternal and cord blood, and examine the relationship between the mercury level… CONTINUE READING
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