Air pollutants and early origins of respiratory diseases

  title={Air pollutants and early origins of respiratory diseases},
  author={Dasom Kim and Zi Chen and L. Zhou and Shouxiong Huang},
  journal={Chronic Diseases and Translational Medicine},
  pages={75 - 94}
  • Dasom Kim, Zi Chen, +1 author Shouxiong Huang
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Chronic Diseases and Translational Medicine
  • Air pollution is a global health threat and causes millions of human deaths annually. The late onset of respiratory diseases in children and adults due to prenatal or perinatal exposure to air pollutants is emerging as a critical concern in human health. Pregnancy and fetal development stages are highly susceptible to environmental exposure and tend to develop a long-term impact in later life. In this review, we briefly glance at the direct impact of outdoor and indoor air pollutants on lung… CONTINUE READING
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