Fetal Exposure to Environmental Neurotoxins in Taiwan

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Jiang, Chuen-Bin ; Hsi, Hsing-Cheng ; Fan, Chun-Hua ; Chien, Ling-Chu (2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4192362, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109984
  • Subject: Toxicology | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Medicine | Child Health | Environmental Health | Q | R | Toxic Agents | Public and Occupational Health | Science | Pediatrics | Medicine and Health Sciences | Health Care

Mercury (Hg), lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), and arsenic (As) are recognized neurotoxins in children that particularly affect neurodevelopment and intellectual performance. Based on the hypothesis that the fetal basis of adult disease is fetal toxic exposure that results in a... View more
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