The researchers conducted a study with 5000 people on the incidence of heart disease. The analysis was performed by observing the effects of air pollution on the blood pressure between 2000 and 2003.
“Air pollution is not only a trigger for heart attacks and strokes, but also influence the occurrence of the disease process,” said Dr. Barbara Hoffmann, the lead researcher.
High blood pressure is a risk factor ateroklerosis or hardening of the blood vessels that lead to heart disease and stroke. From previous studies have found that increased air pollution, blood pressure is increased, but long-term effect is unknown.
As quoted from page Modernmom.com scientists in the U.S. and Canada, children with high pesticide residues in urine, which are susceptible to ADHD.
ADHD is the development of improving the physical activity of kids. This omission has led to psychological problems such as how to think, act and feel. Children who have experienced will have problems with concentration and centralization of the mind. As cause hyperactive child.
Children with a higher average level, a marker for pesticide twice the risk of undiagnosed ADHD. “I think it’s extremely important is a powerful double effect,” said Maryse Bouchard F, a researcher at the University of Montreal in Quebec and the main author of the study published in the journal Pediatrics.
So what should parents do to prevent ADHD in children? “I suggest that parents give children organic food,” said Bouchard. “I will wash fruit and vegetables as possible.”
According to a survey by the National Academy of Sciences in 2008, 28 percent of the sample frozen blueberries, 25 percent of the samples of fresh strawberries, and celery 19 percent of the samples contained pesticide residues. Exposure to pesticides, especially fresh fruit and vegetables.