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Autism and high pollution levels

18 Jun 2013 | By Inserm (Newsroom) | International

A study, published online on 18 May 2013 by the Environmental Health Perspectives magazine, revealed that the risk of giving birth to autistic babies is doubled for pregnant women exposed to high level of air-pollution in the US.

This study has been lead by researchers from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachussetts (North-East)

Read the Harvard press release in English

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