A new scientific study just released examined the extent of IQ loss linked to toxic chemicals over a 15 year period in the U.S. Flame retardants and pesticides, and to a lesser extent, heavy metals like lead, resulted in more than a million cases of intellectual disability in the United States between 2001 and 2016. As a result of significantly fewer restrictions, flame retardants and pesticides now represent the bulk of that cognitive loss.
A first of its kind study has used advanced brain imaging technology to reveal how exposure to organophosphate pesticides in the womb changes brain functioning and activity of adolescents.
Scientists have found a new link with depression in teenagers: exposure to pesticides.
There is more bad news regarding the potential dangers of organophosphate pesticides. A new study has confirmed what previous scientific … More