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Duration of breast feeding and cognitive function: Population based cohort study.

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Some evidence suggests that breast feeding is weakly but positively associated with cognitive function. This association has been robust to adjustment for various confounders. The aim of this paper is to determine if duration of breast feeding is associated with cognitive function in late childhood. Data was abstracted from the 1970 British Cohort Study. 11004 liveborn white singletons born during 5-11 April 1970 in the United Kingdom were followed from birth to 10 years. Cognitive function a...

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10.1007/s10654-006-9018-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
European journal of epidemiology
Volume:
21
Issue:
6
Pages:
435-441
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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EISSN:
1573-7284
ISSN:
0393-2990
URN:
uuid:4a25821e-ff6b-469a-8bbc-f8c78c03db4b
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242992
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pubs:242992

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