Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy linked to ADHD

New research shows that children born to mothers exposed to high levels of PAHs in air pollution during pregnancy are five times more likely to show symptoms that characterise ADHD, writes Anne Stauffer. Given that the costs of treating ADHD alone are estimated at €0.72 billion per year for the EU28, she argues that it makes health and economic sense for the EU to advance on new air pollution …

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