26 May '14, 10am

Air pollution exposure in second trimester may increase asthma risk in children

Air pollution exposure in second trimester may increase asthma risk in children 26 May 2014 Children who are exposed in utero to high levels of particulate air pollution during the second trimester of pregnancy may be at greater risk of developing asthma in early childhood, according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference in San Diego. Fetal lung growth and structural development occurs in stages, the researchers explained, thus timing of exposure may have differential effects on postnatal disease risk. They assessed the windows of susceptibility to particulate air pollution exposure during pregnancy on childhood asthma onset in a prospective urban birth cohort. The study included 430 full-term (≥37 weeks gestation at birth) children followed to age 7 years and their mothers. Daily exposure to air pollution from sources incl...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2014/05/20140526-ats.html

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