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Prenatal alcohol exposure and offspring cognition and school performance. A 'Mendelian randomization' natural experiment.

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BACKGROUND: There is substantial debate as to whether moderate alcohol use during pregnancy could have subtle but important effects on offspring, by impairing later cognitive function and thus school performance. The authors aimed to investigate the unconfounded effect of moderately increased prenatal alcohol exposure on cognitive/educational performance. METHODS: We used mother-offspring pairs participating in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) and performed both co...

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10.1093/ije/dyt172

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Zuccolo, L More by this author
Draper, ES More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of epidemiology
Volume:
42
Issue:
5
Pages:
1358-1370
Publication date:
2013-10-05
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
URN:
uuid:9b24f801-dafe-4922-9d54-ef03991973e7
Source identifiers:
431368
Local pid:
pubs:431368

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