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Low birth weight linked to range of adult deficits

Research shows that psychological problems such as anxiety and depression may be more prevalent amongst people born at a low weight. Low birth weight is also linked to intellectual deficits and learning problems in adults. However, these people to exhibit less risk-taking behaviours.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters Health

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About: Low birth weight linked to range of adult deficits

Date: 5 October 2004

Source: Reuters Health

Author: Amy Norton


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