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Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women’s PLACENTAS for the first time

Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women’s PLACENTAS for the first time and scientists fear they could trigger premature deliveries or low birth weights Researchers from Belgium scanned biopsies of 28 women’s placentas They found black carbon particles, which come from burning fossil fuels Evidence of carbon travelling into the foetus has not… Read More »

Pollen count warning: Forecast today revealed – the worst time to go outside for hay fever

Hay fever is a common condition that’s caused by an allergy to different types of pollen, according to the NHS. Pollen is a fine powder that’s released by plants, and it contains proteins that can irritate the nose, throat and eyes. With around 20 per cent of the UK affected by hay fever, pollen count spikes… Read More »