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New Harvard Study Links ADHD to Pesticide Exposure

Research article published May 17th, 2010 in the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics:  Researchers measured the pesticide byproducts in the urine of 1,139 children and found children with levels of (pesticide) DMAP metabolite, dimethyl thiophosphate, higher than the median of detectable concentrations had twice the odds of ADHD. This is the largest study of its kind.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Urinary Metabolites of Organophosphate Pesticides

Maryse F. Bouchard, PhDa,b,David C. Bellinger, PhDa,c,Robert O. Wright, MD, MPHa,d,e,Marc G. Weisskopf, PhDa,e,f

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