New research findings reveal that the air quality within an office can have a significant impact on employees’ cognitive functioning, including response times and ability to focus, and it may also affect their productivity.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally banned the use of the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos on food crops. The new rule will take effect in six months.
Researchers examining the effects of pregnant women exposed to toxic chemicals in their homes have substantiated evidence linking exposure to phthalates to altered cognitive outcomes in their infants.
A paper published by Project TENDR (Targeting Environmental Neuro-Development Risks), a group of volunteer scientists, health professionals and child advocates working to study and reduce children’s exposure to neurotoxic chemicals and pollutants, calls for a ban on phthalate chemicals commonly found in personal care and home care products.
The results of a new study suggest that children in households with frequent use of toxic chemicals in household cleaners were more likely to show delays in cognitive and language development by age two.
The results of a current scientific study indicate that the children of mothers exposed to flame retardants during their pregnancy have an increased risk for the type of cognitive deficits that lead to reading problems.
A new scientific study has demonstrated that living in neighborhoods with high risks of lead exposure is associated with differences in brain structure and cognitive performance in some children and adolescents.
New study reveals that popular spice turmeric is being adulterated with lead, a potent neurotoxin.
Highly processed junk food linked with lower test scores: A new study has found that children who reported higher consumption of snack foods and sugar-sweetened beverages scored lower on standardized academic tests.