A woman rides her bicycle near Tiananmen Square on the third day of a "red alert" for pollution in Beijing on December 21, 2015. Photo: AFP

Pollution causes weight gain after just 19 days of exposure, finds new study that used Beijing air

Lab rats that breathed in the Chinese capital’s highly polluted air were heavier than rats that inhaled clean air after just three weeks of exposure, despite both groups being fed the same diet

Topic |   China pollution

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A woman rides her bicycle near Tiananmen Square on the third day of a "red alert" for pollution in Beijing on December 21, 2015. Photo: AFP
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