Category Archives: Pollution

Pollution-related Asthma May Start In The Womb

“Children born in areas with increased traffic-related pollution may be at greater risk of developing asthma due to genetic changes acquired in the womb, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.” read more…

Newborn Weights Affected By Environmental Contaminants

“Recent epidemiological studies have revealed an increase in the frequency of genital malformations in male newborns (e.g., un-descended testes) and a decrease in male fertility.” read more…