Association of neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) concentrations with psychosocial, intellectual and psychomotor development of preschool children

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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Objectives: Some European countries still suffer from Mild Iodine Deficiency (MID). MID during pregnancy may impair intellectual, psychosocial and psychomotor development of children and may lead to Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Neonatal TSH concentration is a good indicator of iodine deficiency in late pregnancy. This study aims to investigate the association between neonatal TSH level and intellectual, psychomotor and psychosocial development of 4-5 year old children. It is hypothesized that elevation of TSH at birth is associated with impaired intellectual and psyc…

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