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High lead exposure causing intellectual disability in Indian children, says study

At low levels, one microgrammes per deciLitre of lead contamination in the blood causes more than half a point of IQ decrement.

15 Oct 2018 8:29 AM

Study finds impact of lead exposure on fertility

Because fertility has implications for economic activity, factors that decrease fertility are of significant policy concern.

23 May 2018 5:38 PM

Lead exposure as a child may not be cause criminal behaviour in adulthood

Some researchers suggest that lead may be linked to criminal behaviour but that association could be explained by low socioeconomic status.

27 Dec 2017 8:07 PM