Air pollution may impact foetal cardiovascular system

Microscopic particles in air pollution inhaled by pregnant women may damage foetal cardiovascular development, according to a study by Rutgers researchers

Air pollution may impact foetal cardiovascular systemThe study, published in the journal Cardiovascular Toxicology, found that early in the first trimester and late in the third trimester were critical windows during which pollutants most affect the mother’s and foetus, cardiovascular systems. “These findings suggest that pregnant women, women of child-bearing years who may be pregnant and those undergoing fertility treatments should […]

Does poor oral health impact brain function?

Oral health can be a surprisingly good indicator of a person's well-being. Not only can oral diseases reduce a person’s quality of life, but they can also increase the risk of other serious conditions

Does poor oral health impact brain function?Researchers have linked gum disease and tooth loss to the occurrence of stroke. An article published in the Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology in 2010 concluded that gum disease could raise a person’s risk of heart disease by around 20%. It is, however, necessary to carry out more research in these areas. Teams at […]