The global humanitarian group says worldwide toxic air levels in some areas are six times higher than recommended limits and that many of those zones were found in South Asia where 12 million at-risk babies live.
The report entitled Danger in the Air: How air pollution can affect brain development in young children also notes that breathing in particulate air pollution can damage brain tissue and undermine cognitive development - with lifelong implications and setbacks.
Lastly, be aware about the air pollution levels near your area.
Babies are also more susceptible to the effects of air pollution because they breathe more rapidly and their immune defenses are not fully developed.
The UN's children's agency, Unicef, said Asia accounts for more than 16 million of the world's 17 million infants under the age of one and living in areas with severe pollution.
The links of pollution with asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory diseases in the long course are known for a long time.
Pollutants inhaled by pregnant women may pass through the placenta and disturb the development of the brain of the foetus.
The pollution " will impact the learning of the children, their memories, their language skills and motor", said to AFP Nicholas Rees, author of the report.
"No child should have to breathe dangerously polluted air", Lake said, "and no society can afford to ignore air pollution". "But this growing body of research does provide an indication of the scale of harm", said the UNICEF. "Protecting children from air pollution, not only benefits children".
Lake called on countries exceeding global limits to step up efforts to reduce air pollution.
"A lot of focus goes on making sure children have good quality education, but also important is the development of the brain itself", he added. The report recommends wider use of filter masks in developing countries and for children to not be allowed to travel outside during spikes in pollution.
Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Hormel Foods during the second quarter worth $189,000. Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL) Director Robert Nakasone sold 3,184 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th.
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Weinstein, 65, was sacked from the film company he founded after The New York Times published accounts of several women. Dunham said she told Kristina Schake, the campaign's deputy communications director.
The bank also gave his Trump Int'l Hotel and Tower, Chicago, a loan of up to $640 million, according to a 2012 property filing. So far, the special counsel has charged four people as part of the investigation including Manafort and Flynn.
The area is surrounded by parkland and neighborhoods, a stark contrast to the sea of asphalt the Oakland Coliseum exists in. The Athletics were looking at the 13-acre plot of land near Laney College that was close to downtown Oakland.
Ce n'était même pas un secret de polichinelle, mais Alain Juppé a tout de même tenu à officialiser la chose. Il ne se contente pas de récuser toute alliance avec le Front national , il combat les idées du FN.
No injuries or structural damage is reported, although some homes in the Bel-Air neighborhood and the Getty Center are threatened. The Rye Fire, which prompted a closure of I-5 at the Grapevine, has burned 7,000 and was 5 percent surrounded.
Flynn had been a paid consultant for the business venture before he joined the Trump campaign previous year . According to the whistleblower, Copson said, "Mike has been putting everything in place for us".
The justices urged those courts to rule swiftly but offered no rationale for letting the full ban take effect in the meantime. We continue to stand for freedom, equality, and for those who are unfairly being separated from their loved ones.
Big Gasoline Build Offset Crude Drawdown
January WTI crude oil settled at $57.62, up $0.15 or +0.26% and February Brent crude oil closed at $62.86, up $0.41 or +0.66%. Distillate inventories, too, saw a build this week, up 4.259 million barrels, against a forecast of a 548,000-barrel build .
Getty Museum holds fast against fire threat for now
Stunned motorists found the hillside ablaze and gridlock below as fire raced towards the homes of numerous city's rich and famous. North winds of 8 to 14 miles per hour and a relative humidity in the low 20's caused the fire to spread rapidly to the south.
Strong natural disaster tremors felt in Delhi
People rushed out of their homes in Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Uttarkashi and Dehradun district as the strong tremors were felt. Media reports said that the tremors were felt in many parts of North India , including Chandigarh and Dehradun.