Published on October 30th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.0
Air Pollution Harms Developing Brains
Last updated on November 15th, 2018 at 08:39 am
Fetal exposure to air pollution, even at levels considered safe by current standards, has been linked by Dutch researchers to thinning of the outer layer of a child’s brain and later cognitive difficulties. Following 783 children ages 6 through 10, the researchers concluded those brain abnormalities contributed in part to impulsiveness that could lead to addictive behavior and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.