Prenatal Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Exposures and Neurodevelopment in U.S. Children through 5 Years of Age: The HOME Study

@inproceedings{Chen2014PrenatalPD,
  title={Prenatal Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Exposures and Neurodevelopment in U.S. Children through 5 Years of Age: The HOME Study},
  author={Aimin Chen and Kimberly Yolton and Stephen A. Rauch and Glenys M. Webster and Richard Hornung and Andreas Sj{\"o}din and Kim N. Dietrich and Bruce P Lanphear},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are persistent chemicals that have been widely used as flame retardants in furniture, carpet padding, car seats, and other consumer products during the past three decades. OBJECTIVE We examined whether in utero exposure to PBDEs is associated with child cognitive function and behavior in a U.S. study sample. METHODS In a prospective birth cohort, we measured maternal serum concentrations of BDE-47 and other PBDE congeners in 309 women at 16… CONTINUE READING
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