Pesticides affecting children’s cognitive performance in agricultural areas, says study

1 Dec 2020 - 11:45

Children living in agricultural areas may experience headaches and reduced cognitive performance due to exposure to various pesticides in their daily lives.

This is according to the study conducted by scientists at the Centre for Environmental and Occupational Health Research in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine at UCT and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute at the University of Basel.

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