Prenatal and early life exposure to traffic pollution and cardiometabolic health in childhood.

@article{Fleisch2017PrenatalAE,
  title={Prenatal and early life exposure to traffic pollution and cardiometabolic health in childhood.},
  author={Abby F. Fleisch and Heike Luttmann-Gibson and Wei Perng and Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman and Brent A. Coull and Itai Kloog and Petros Koutrakis and Joel Schwartz and Antonella Zanobetti and C S Mantzoros and Matthew W Gillman and Diane R. Gold and Emily Oken},
  journal={Pediatric obesity},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={48-57}
}
BACKGROUND Prenatal exposure to traffic pollution has been associated with faster infant weight gain, but implications for cardiometabolic health in later childhood are unknown. METHODS Among 1418 children in Project Viva, a Boston-area pre-birth cohort, we assessed anthropometric and biochemical parameters of cardiometabolic health in early (median age 3.3 years) and mid- (median age 7.7 years) childhood. We used spatiotemporal models to estimate prenatal and early life residential PM2.5 and… CONTINUE READING
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