DOHad 2019

Interviews with Researchers from DOHaD 2019

In these audio interviews, we get the insight from researchers at the World Congress on the Developmental Origins of Health and Diseases, Australia, 2019. Listeners will learn about topics such as the effects of pollution on early childhood development, the role of fathers in a child’s health, and effective health interventions for adolescents.

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Prof Kelly speaks about the effects of air pollution on babies

Professor Frank Kelly, Department Head of Analytical, Environmental and Forensic Science, Kings College, London, discusses his environmental research area: the impacts of air pollution on the pregnant mother and her child in-utero. He leads a research group that provides monitoring of London’s air quality. His work includes providing hourly updates to London’s public about such air quality.

air pollution, Pregnancy, urbanisation, urbanization

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Dr Hnatiuk discusses the exercise guidelines

Dr Jill Hnatiuk, Lecturer, Physical Activity and Health, Deakin University, discusses the importance of physical activity in early childhood (between the ages of 0 and 5) for later health. In addition, she notes that many children do not meet the daily physical activity requirements, and that this must be addressed.

early childhood development, exercise guidelines

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