pollution

Road traffic pollution as serious as passive smoke in the development of childhood asthma
Road traffic pollution as serious as passive smoke in the development of childhood asthma (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research conducted in 10 European cities has estimated that 14% of chronic childhood asthma is due to exposure to traffic pollution near busy roads. The results are comparable to the burden associated with passive smoking: the World Health Organization ... Read More »

Higher levels of toxic metals found in children with autism
Higher levels of toxic metals found in children with autism (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a recently published study in the journal Biological Trace Element Research, Arizona State University researchers report that children with autism had higher levels of several toxic metals in their blood and urine compared to typical children. The study involved ... Read More »

Pre-eclampsia may be linked to air pollutant
Pre-eclampsia may be linked to air pollutant (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

One in every 20 cases of the serious condition of pregnancy, pre-eclampsia, may be linked to increased levels of the air pollutant ozone during the first three months, suggests a large study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Mothers ... Read More »

Jet fuel, plastics exposures cause disease in later generations of children
Jet fuel, plastics exposures cause disease in later generations of children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Washington State University researchers have lengthened their list of environmental toxicants that can negatively affect as many as three generations of an exposed animal’s offspring. Writing in the online journal PLOS ONE, scientists led by molecular biologist Michael Skinner document ... Read More »

Chemical link in WA mums to be
Chemical link in WA mums to be (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Prenatal exposure to a chemical commonly found in plastic food and beverage containers and tin cans requires further investigation after an Edith Cowan University (ECU) study found Bisphenol A exposure in pregnant women. The study, published in the International Journal ... Read More »

Exposure to traffic pollution in pregnancy, 1st year of life, appears associated with autism
Exposure to traffic pollution in pregnancy, 1st year of life, appears associated with autism (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution, particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide during pregnancy and during the first year of a child’s life appears to be associated with an increased risk of autism, according to a report published Online First by Archives ... Read More »

Pollutants may play role in pregnancy delay
Pollutants may play role in pregnancy delay (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Couples with high levels of PCBs and similar environmental pollutants take longer to achieve pregnancy in comparison to other couples with lower levels of the pollutants, according to a preliminary study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and ... Read More »

Air pollution linked to Vitamin D deficiency in newborns
Air pollution linked to Vitamin D deficiency in newborns (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Gestational exposure to ambient urban air pollution, especially during late pregnancy, may contribute to lower vitamin D levels in offspring, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM). According ... Read More »

 
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