Posts tagged “air pollution”

Could Air Pollution be to Blame for Thousands of Premature Deaths Each Year?

February 23rd, 2016

The Royal Colleges of Physicians and Paediatrics and Child Health claim that thousands of lives are lost each year as a result of air pollution. It is estimated that around 40,000 premature deaths in the UK are linked to environmental pollution. Representatives from the colleges have suggested that diesel emissions are too high and claim […]

New Study Links Autism to Air Pollution Exposure During Pregnancy

December 22nd, 2014
New Study Links Autism to Air Pollution Exposure During Pregnancy

A new study conducted by researchers in America has linked autism to exposure to polluted air during pregnancy. A team of researchers from The Harvard School of Public Health found that air pollution was linked to higher levels of autism among a group of 1,767 children. Researchers discovered that levels of autism in children doubled […]

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