Neurobehavioural effects of developmental toxicity.

  title={Neurobehavioural effects of developmental toxicity.},
  author={Philippe Grandjean and Philip J. Landrigan},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  volume={13 3},
Neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia, and other cognitive impairments, affect millions of children worldwide, and some diagnoses seem to be increasing in frequency. Industrial chemicals that injure the developing brain are among the known causes for this rise in prevalence. In 2006, we did a systematic review and identified five industrial chemicals as developmental neurotoxicants: lead, methylmercury, polychlorinated biphenyls… CONTINUE READING
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