Air pollution exposure in infancy alters gut microorganisms and may boost disease risk

Exposure to air pollution in the first six months affects a baby’s gut bacteria, or microbiome, in ways that could increase the risk of allergies, obesity and diabetes and impact brain development, suggests new research from the University of Colorado…

‘Significant link’ between air pollution particles and neurological disorders, study finds

A major long-term study conducted by Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health has associated tiny air pollution particles with molecular damage linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. If this ground-breaking discovery is corroborated by future research, it would have…

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Guardian: Infants exposed to air pollution have less lung power as adolescents – study

Infants exposed to even low levels of air pollution experience reduced lung function as children and teenagers, researchers have found.