• Prenatal bisphenol A exposure may affect brain volume in children

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Scientists report that gestational exposure to low levels of bisphenol A may induce structural alterations in some fetal brain regions.
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  • Uncorrected hyperopia may negatively affect children's academic performance

    Uncorrected hyperopia may negatively affect children's academic performance

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Children with uncorrected hyperopia were reported to have worse educational performance and reading skills, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology.
    “Vision is a crucial component of a child's learning and education,” Sonia Mavi, BSc , of the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's University Belfast, and colleagues wrote. “Studies have reported that uncorrected and under-corrected refractive errors can affect a child's academic performance, social participation and future
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