Polluted Foetus

Research published in the journal “Lancel Planetary Health” found plastic particles in the umbilical cord blood and placentas. The concentration of particles was higher in mothers living closer to areas with higher pollution levels.

Researchers term the “ground-breaking” discovery as “extremely worrisome” as the gestation period of foetuses is the most vulnerable stage of human development. Read more

News Credit: The Guardian

Picture Credit: Nicholas T Ansell/PA

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