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New Study Finds Air Pollution Can Reach the Placenta Around a Developing Baby

Posted by Rypos on Sep 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM

According to a recent researcher's report in the online journal Nature Communications, soot breathed in by pregnant women can make is way far past their lungs, all the way into the womb surrounding their developing baby.

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Tags: Child Health, Pollution, Science

Texas A&M Study Shows Severe Air Pollution Can Cause Birth Defects, Deaths

Posted by Rypos on Jun 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM

In a comprehensive study, researchers from Texas A&M University have determined that harmful particulate matter in the atmosphere can produce birth defects and even fatalities during pregnancy using the animal model.

The team of researchers from Texas A&M's Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Geosciences, the Texas A&M Health Science Center, and colleagues from the University of California-San Diego has had their findings published in the current issue of PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences).

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Tags: Polution, Child Health

Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air

Posted by Peter Bransfield on Oct 31, 2018 8:58:00 PM
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Tags: Polution, WHO, Child Health