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Living near a busy road stunts lung growth and increases the risk of lung cancer in children

Published On 27 Nov 2019 09:31 AM


A new research states that living within 50 meters of a major busy road may stunt lung growth in children by 3 – 14% and increase the risk of lung cancer by 10%.

The research is conducted at King's College London. It was studied by a coalition of 15 environments and health NGOs, including the British Lung Foundation. The coalition is now called for a national network of Clean Air Zones across the UK. The study was conducted....

Tags : Pollution, Air Pollution, Stunting in Children, UK, Lung Cancer, Child Health, Clear Air,

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