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Prenatal exposure to insecticides can affect mental health of children

In the wake of the findings, researchers have called for immediate government intervention to phase out all organophosphates.

12 Nov 2018 1:20 PM

Study finds link between childhood obesity, school performance

Excess early-life adiposity was associated with lower IQ, perceptual reasoning and working memory scores at school-age.

24 May 2018 5:58 PM

Lower IQ, psychiatric problems in children linked to air pollution

Women exposed during preconception period or one month after it have higher risk of children being born with birth defects.

28 Dec 2017 8:22 AM

Chemicals used in furniture may lower unborn baby’s IQ

Researchers find strong evidence of polybrominated diphenyl ethers' (PBDE) effect on children's intelligence.

08 Aug 2017 10:37 AM