A new study reveals lead exposure during childhood can significantly impact mental health and personality traits later in life. Researchers found exposure to leaded gasoline prior to the 1990s was linked to increased psychiatric symptoms experienced by adults.
According to researchers, the baby teeth of children with autism contain higher concentrations of toxic lead, and less manganese and zinc that children who are not on the spectrum.
A new report calls for renewed attention to the growing evidence that many common and widely available chemicals endanger neurodevelopment in fetuses and children of all ages.
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A new study reports emotional and behavioral problems can occur with even low exposure to lead. Additionally, as the levels of lead increase in the blood, so do the problems.