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Mothers-to-be exposed to levels of air pollution deemed safe 'may face a greater risk of their child having ADHD because toxic fumes shrink vital part of their brain'

Pregnant mothers exposed to levels of pollution deemed safe could be more likely to give birth to children with behavioural problems. Spanish scientists have discovered inhaling toxic fumes shrinks part of the brain in children which is associated with cognitive functioning. Changes in this region of the brain – called the corpus callosum – have long been linked to behavioural issues including ADHD, as well as autism.  Read more.....



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