Neonatal thyroxine, maternal thyroid function, and child cognition.

  title={Neonatal thyroxine, maternal thyroid function, and child cognition.},
  author={Emily Oken and Lewis E. Braverman and Deborah N Platek and Marvin L Mitchell and Stephanie L. Lee and Elizabeth N Pearce},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={94 2},
CONTEXT Thyroid hormone is essential for normal brain development. Limited data are available regarding whether thyroid function in neonates influences later cognitive development. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to study associations of newborn T4 levels with maternal thyroid function and childhood cognition. DESIGN AND SETTING We studied participants in… CONTINUE READING