An ISGlobal study shows how this organ is “particularly vulnerable” to pollution not only during pregnancy but also in childhoodBeing exposed to air pollutants in the womb and during the first eight and a half years of life alters the structural connectivity of the child’s brain, month by month. In particular, the greatest changes occur the greater the contamination received in the first five years.Read the full news here.

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The results suggest that European countries should further lower the fixed levels of nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter.