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High Level of certain Chemicals during Pregnancy linked to child’s lower IQ

According to researchers, highest levels of certain chemicals in a pregnant woman's bodies at the time of her pregnancy could lower child's IQ at the age of 7. The detailed study is the latest in a sequence of studies connecting the chemicals, called phthalates with the health effects that range from behavioral disorders to deformations of the sex organs.   The study has not shown surely that the phthalates damaged the kids' brains at the time of growth. According to the researchers, they did everything pos

According to researchers, highest levels of certain chemicals in a pregnant woman's bodies at the time of her pregnancy could lower child's IQ at the age of 7. The detailed study is the latest in a sequence of studies connecting the chemicals, called phthalates with the health effects that range from behavioral disorders to deformations of the sex organs.

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