Association of Tobacco Use During Pregnancy With Preadolescent Brain Development

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About The Study: The findings of this study of 2,700 children in the Netherlands suggest that maternal smoking throughout pregnancy may be associated with suboptimal brain development among offspring in the long term.

Authors: Hanan El Marroun, Ph.D., of University Medical Center Rotterdam, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.24701)

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