Autism Linked To fine Particulate Air Pollution

December 18, 2014 7:50 PM

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Previous studies have linked air pollution to autism. Now, new findings presented by the Environmental Health Perspectives reveal that certain types of air pollution and exposure may have more of an effect.

"We found an association that was specific to pregnancy and especially to the third trimester, identifying a window, which might shed a light on processes that are happening that can lead to autism," said Marc Weisskopf, the report's senior author and associate professor of environmental and occupat...

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