Pre-term Labor Drug Makes Babies' Brains Susceptible to Pesticide Injury

A drug, terbutaline, commonly prescribed to halt pre-term labor and stave off premature birth might leave the brains of children susceptible to chemicals that are everywhere in the environment, according to a study on animals. Rats exposed to the drug and later an insecticide had damage to brain regions known to play a role in learning and memory. The result might therefore help to explain earlier suggestions that children whose mothers are administered terbutaline suffer cognitive deficits....

Read the Full Article for Free!

You can unsubscribe at any time and I guarantee the privacy of your email. View our privacy policy

Subscribe for FREE to the #1 Natural Health Newsletter or Login for Instant Access

Unlock censored health information that Google doesn't want you to read

Keep your privacy secure — we are one of the few websites that have banned all Google and Facebook scripts to help stop their surveillance capitalism

Get access to all of Dr. Mercola's health articles, E-books and special reports