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Maternal exposure to solvent may influence child's language skills and behavioral development

A Canadian study has found that there may be a link between children's exposure to solvent in utero and intellectual, language, motor and neurobehavioral functioning. Mother's who were exposed to higher level of solvents containing chemicals such as toluene, xylene and ethanol had poorer language and behavior skills.

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About: Maternal exposure to solvent may influence child's language skills and behavioral development

Date: 9 October 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=14712

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