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The detrimental impact of air pollution on health

19 December, 2017

King's turns the Spotlight on air pollution. 

The detrimental impact of air pollution on the most vulnerable in society has been exposed in two recent studies from King’s and Imperial College London.

The first study found that exposure to London air pollution during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of babies being born underweight.
 
A further study found that short term exposure to air pollution in built up areas can counter the beneficial health effects of exercise in over 60s.