Prenatal methylmercury exposure from ocean fish consumption in the Seychelles child development study.

@article{Myers2003PrenatalME,
  title={Prenatal methylmercury exposure from ocean fish consumption in the Seychelles child development study.},
  author={Gary J Myers and Philip L. Davidson and Christopher Cox and Conrad F. Shamlaye and Donna Palumbo and Elsa Cernichiari and Jean Sloane-Reeves and Gregory Wilding and James Kost and Li-Shan Huang and Thomas W. Clarkson},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={361 9370},
  pages={1686-92}
}
INTRODUCTION Exposure to methylmercury (MeHg) before birth can adversely affect children's neurodevelopment. The most common form of prenatal exposure is maternal fish consumption, but whether such exposure harms the fetus is unknown. We aimed to identify adverse neurodevelopmental effects in a fish-consuming population. METHODS We investigated 779 mother-infant pairs residing in the Republic of Seychelles. Mothers reported consuming fish on average 12 meals per week. Fish in Seychelles… CONTINUE READING
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