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Feeding honey bees a natural diet of pollen makes them significantly more resistant to pesticides than feeding them an artificial diet, according to a team of researchers, who also found that pesticide exposure causes changes in expression of genes that are sensitive to diet and nutrition.
Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or
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Even low to moderate levels of exposure to the insecticide chlorpyrifos during pregnancy may lead to long-term, potentially irreversible changes in the brain structure of the child.
Moms-to-be who consume certain foods sprayed with pesticides may put their child at risk for having a lower IQ.
Results from three separate studies suggest that prenatal exposure to pesticides is linked to lower intelligence scores in children than those who were not exposed.
NOIDA, India, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - SYMTET is the Key Ingredient for Chlorpyrifos ( World's Largest Insecticide) Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd (formerly Jubilant Organosys Ltd) an integrated Pharma and Life Sciences company and the largest Custom Research & Manufacturing player out of India, announced today that it is setting up a manufacturing plant for "2,3,5,6-Tetra Chloro Pyridine" (also commercially known as Symtet/TCP) of 24,000 TPA capacity and Chlorinated...
When the EPA phased out the widespread residential use of chlorpyrifos and other organophosphorus (OP) insecticides in 2000-2001 because of risks to child neurodevelopment, these compounds were largely replaced with pyrethroid insecticides.
Children whose mothers were exposed to certain types of pesticides while pregnant are more likely to suffer attention problems as they grow up.
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