Wu study links air pollution with pregnancy risks

A first-of-its-kind study led by AirUCI faculty Jun Wu suggests pregnant women exposed to a higher level of air pollution may have a higher risk of spontaneous premature rupture of membranes (SPROM), a critical obstetrical problem that can significantly increase maternal and fetal mortality. “Ozone appears to be more harmful among the air pollutants that we studied so it warrants further targeted research in different locations to explore this association,” says Jun.  Read the article

Tuesday, July 25, 2023