Genetics

The role of genes in prenatal responses to air pollution

Exposure to pollution during pregnancy can have many adverse effects in infants and children that can even extend into adulthood. For example, air pollution exposure is associated with increased risk of low birth weight, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ozone exposure linked to cognitive decline in older adults

A new, large-scale study led by scientists at the Yale School of Public Health has established a robust link between long-term ozone exposure and an increased risk of cognitive impairment in older adults.

Health

Childhood asthma study uncovers risky air pollutant mixtures

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have developed a novel machine learning algorithm and used it to identify previously unknown mixtures of toxic air pollutants that appear to be linked to poor asthma ...

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