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Air Pollution May Increase Your Blood Pressure

6 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Short- and long-term exposure to certain environmental air pollutants can increase blood pressure in children and adolescents. Therefore, it is essential to measure blood pressure to identify individuals with elevated blood pressure early.
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Air pollution exposure in the first year of life contributes to childhood asthma, shows study

Air pollution exposure in the first year of life contributes to childhood asthma, shows study

6 days ago   |   By News Medical

New findings from Ontario have shown that children born in Sarnia have a higher risk of developing asthma compared to neighboring cities. A research team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University, using provincial data from ICES, found that higher air pollution exposure in the first year of life very likely contributed to this higher risk. Their results are published today in CMAJ Open.
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Disadvantaged neighborhoods may pose environmental risk to the developing brains of children

6 days ago   |   By News Medical

A new USC study suggests that certain neighborhoods - particularly those characterized by poverty and unemployment - may pose an environmental risk to the developing brains of children, impacting neurocognitive performance and even brain size.
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