Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphate Pesticides and IQ in 7-Year Old Children
Brenda Eskanazi, Jonathan Chevrier, Kim Harley, Maryse Bouchard
agriculture, children, cognitive development, farmworker, insecticides, intelligence quotient, neurodevelopment, organophosphate, pesticides
Environmental Health Perspectives
Using CHAMACOS birth cohort study, researchers examine the association between pre and postnatal exposure to organophosphates and cognitive abilities in school age children. Prenatal exposure was associated with poorer intellectual development.