Postnatal Cadmium Exposure, Neurodevelopment, and Blood Pressure in Children at 2, 5, and 7 Years of Age

@inproceedings{Cao2009PostnatalCE,
  title={Postnatal Cadmium Exposure, Neurodevelopment, and Blood Pressure in Children at 2, 5, and 7 Years of Age},
  author={Yang Cao and Aimin Chen and Jerilynn Radcliffe and Kim N. Dietrich and Robert H. Jones and Kathleen L. Caldwell and Walter J. Rogan},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Adverse health effects of cadmium in adults are well documented, but little is known about the neuropsychological effects of cadmium in children, and no studies of cadmium and blood pressure in children have been conducted. OBJECTIVE We examined the potential effects of low-level cadmium exposure on intelligence quotient, neuropsychological functions, behavior, and blood pressure among children, using blood cadmium as a measure of exposure. METHODS We used the data from a… CONTINUE READING

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