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Air pollution linked to autism

The study of children in Shanghai, from birth to three years, found that exposure to fine particles (PM2.5) from vehicle exhausts, industrial emissions and other sources of outdoor pollution increased the risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by up … Continue reading

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Infants are more exposed to harmful pollution on the way to school than on the way home, new research finds 

Babies in prams accompanying older siblings on the school run are twice as likely to be exposed to harmful air pollution in the morning than in the afternoon, a new study has found. The new research, published in the journal … Continue reading

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Study shows PM1 air pollution is most harmful

A recent study led by Chinese scientists shows a strong link between smaller air pollution particles and a range of serious health conditions. Scientists said the smaller the airborne particles, the more likely they are to cause illness, suggesting the … Continue reading

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Particulate matter from modern gasoline engines damages our lungs

Particulate matter from gasoline engines is harmful to our airways, regardless of whether the engines are a bit older or comply with environmental standards. Fine dust particles allow pathogens to enter the lungs easier. Researchers have shown this conducting a … Continue reading

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Study shows PM1 air pollution is most harmful

A recent study led by Chinese scientists shows a strong link between smaller air pollution particles and a range of serious health conditions. Scientists said the smaller the airborne particles, the more likely they are to cause illness, suggesting the … Continue reading

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