Pesticide toxicity and the developing brain.

@article{Eskenazi2008PesticideTA,
  title={Pesticide toxicity and the developing brain.},
  author={Brenda Eskenazi and Lisa G Rosas and Amy R. Marks and A S A Bradman and Kim G. Harley and Nina Titenko Holland and Caroline M Johnson and Laura Fenster and Dana Boyd Barr},
  journal={Basic & clinical pharmacology & toxicology},
  year={2008},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={228-36}
}
Organochlorine pesticides are used in some countries for malaria control and organophosphate pesticides are widely used in agriculture and in homes. Previous literature documents children's exposure to these chemicals both in utero and during development. Animal studies suggest that many of these chemicals are neurodevelopmental toxicants even in moderate doses, but there are few studies in human beings. Associations of children's pesticide exposure with neurodevelopment from studies being… CONTINUE READING
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