PFAS Exposure Linked to Cerebral Palsy in Newborns

This study aims to identify an association between elevated levels of PFAS substances and cerebral palsy in newborns. Over 83,000 mother-child pairs were studied out of a Danish cohort from 1996-2002, of which 156 cases of cerebral palsy presented. Of those cases, it appears boys are more likely to develop cerebral palsy when their mothers are exposed to levels of PFAS substances. 

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