Prenatal exposure to PM2.5 and NO2 and sex-dependent infant cognitive and motor development.

Affiliation

Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Leioa, 48940, Spain; Biodonostia Health Institute Research, San Sebastián, Basque Country, 20014, Spain; Spanish Consortium for Research and Public Health (CIBERESP), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, 28029, Spain. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Prenatal exposure to air pollutants including particulate matter (<2.5 μm of diameter,PM2.5)and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) has been identified as a potential risk factor for neuropsychological developmental and mental health disorders.

Keywords

Air pollutants,Air pollution,Breastfeeding,Children,Cognitive functions,Gender,NO(2),Neurodevelopment,Neuropsychological developmental,PM(2.5),Sex differences,