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Prenatal exposure to common household chemicals may affect IQ in child
Prenatal exposure to common household chemicals may affect IQ in child (December 11, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From New York - A new report published in PLOS ONE finds that prenatal exposure to two common chemicals found in the home is associated with lower IQ in children. Researchers studied over 300 women and children, assessing the woman's exposure to four phthalates during the third trimester. Children had IQ tests at age 7. Results showed that children with elevated prenatal exposure to two of these chemicals, DnBP and DiBP, had an IQ score that was 6 points lower on average than children exposed to lower levels
 
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