Prenatal PAH exposure may increase childhood obesity risk

04/17/2012 | United Press International

Higher exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons during pregnancy more than doubled the risk of childhood obesity by age 7, researchers wrote in the American Journal of Epidemiology. The study also found children of women with higher prenatal PAH exposure were almost twice as likely to be obese at age 5, compared to children born to mothers with lower PAH exposure.

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