INMA: “Exposure to Air Pollution during Pregnancy Found to Have a Negative Effect on Attentional Function in Children”


Environmental exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) during pregnancy and to a lesser extent after birth, is associated with impairment of attentional function in boys and girls evaluated at 4 or 5 years of age.

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REFERENCE: Sentís A, Sunyer J, Dalmau-Bueno A, Andiarena A, Ballester F, Cirach M, Estarlich M, Fernández-Somoano A, Ibarluzea J, Íñiguez C, Lertxundi A, Tardón A, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Vrijheid M, Guxens M; INMA Project. Prenatal and postnatal exposure to NO(2) and child attentional function at 4-5years of age. Environ Int. 2017 Sep;106:170-177.