Air pollution may impact fetal cardiovascular system

Microscopic particles in air pollution inhaled by pregnant women may damage fetal cardiovascular development, according to a study by Rutgers researchers. Continue reading “Air pollution may impact fetal cardiovascular system”

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Air pollution linked to brain alterations and cognitive impairment in children

A new study performed in the Netherlands has linked exposure to residential air pollution during fetal life with brain abnormalities that may contribute to impaired cognitive function in school-age children. The study, published in Biological Psychiatry, reports that the air pollution levels related to brain alterations were below those considered to be safe. Continue reading “Air pollution linked to brain alterations and cognitive impairment in children”

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