Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > News 11 February 2011 Common insecticide tied to low test scores in kids Toddlers whose mothers had higher exposure to a chemical often present in insecticides during pregnancy had slower brain development. 0 Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto Toddlers whose mothers had higher exposure to a chemical often present in insecticides during pregnancy had slower brain development, according to a study from New York City, US. Poor performance later on NEXT ON HEALTH24X Giving up one food will help your health – and the planet 2020-01-15 14:39 More: Environmental HealthNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Mental health 'Trigger warnings' may do more harm than good, study finds Medical High cholesterol? Study says you should rather cut carbs than saturated fat Medical Tai chi could be good medicine for heart patients Medical Coronavirus morning update: Latest on SA vaccine trial, and dept moves to clear up graves comments Medical Covid-19: How waste-pickers in PE navigate the lockdown and hunger Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.