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Air pollution raises insulin resistance risk in kids May 10, 10:16 am
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Kids, who grow up in areas where there is an increase in air pollution, risk insulin resistance (the prescursor to diabetes), a new study has claimed.
Heavy smog to linger in Beijing May 6, 3:47 pm
Beijing, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Heavy smog that has shrouded Beijing for days is unlikely to disperse soon, environment authorities in the Chinese capital predicted on Monday.
Cleaner cook stoves may help reduce air pollution May 2, 1:52 pm
Washington, May 2 (ANI): In a broadly based response, scientists, international aid agencies and governments have launched efforts to develop and introduce cleaner, more efficient cook stoves that may improve health and livelihoods and reduce climate emissions.
Washington, April 28 (ANI): An interdisciplinary team of Michigan Technological University students has found a simple solution to reduce air pollution from wood-burning cookstoves.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Long term exposure to air pollution may cause heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis, or "hardening of the arteries", according to a study by U.S. researchers.
Long-term exposure to traffic pollution ups heart disease risk Apr 19, 11:02 am
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has found that long-term exposure to fine particle matter (PM) air pollution in part derived from traffic pollution is also associated with atherosclerosis independent of traffic noise.
Increase in rare childhood cancers linked to air pollution exposure Apr 10, 11:55 am
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Scientists from UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health have found a possible link between exposure to traffic-related air pollution and several childhood cancers.
Now, a Japanese solution for curbing air pollution in India Apr 9, 12:30 pm
Tokyo/New Delhi, April 9 (ANI): Beijing's air pollution made news recently when fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in the city air rose to an 'out-of-index' level of 755 mg/cu m (Milligrams per cubic meter), forcing people to use masks to protect themselves from hazardous dust particles.
Air pollution stunts coral reef growth Apr 8, 1:12 pm
London, April 8 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time shown a clear link between the speed at which corals grow, and pollution caused by human activity.
Air pollution led to 1.2m deaths in China in 2010 Apr 3, 1:55 pm
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): Nearly 1.2 million people died in China due to air pollution in 2010, according to data presented at a summit in Beijing this week.
Air pollution linked to early death in heart attack survivors Feb 20, 3:26 pm
Washington, February 20 (ANI): Air pollution is responsible for the sharp rise in deaths among patients who have been admitted to hospital with heart attacks, according to a new study.
Air pollution and ozone levels linked to cardiac arrests Feb 18, 2:46 pm
London, February 18 (ANI): Researchers have found a direct correlation between out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and levels of air pollution and ozone.
Air pollution linked to low birth weight Feb 7, 10:21 am
Washington, February 7 (ANI): Mothers who are exposed to particulate air pollution of the type emitted by vehicles, urban heating and coal power plants are significantly more likely to bear children of low birth weight, an international study has revealed.
China's severe air pollution visible from space Feb 3, 4:39 pm
New York, Feb. 3 (ANI): China's air pollution has reached new heights, with smog so thick that it is visible from space.
Indoor air pollution putting Chinese non-smoking women at increased lung cancer risk Jan 30, 1:08 pm
Washington, Jan. 30 (ANI): The hazards of breathing outdoor air in some Chinese cities have been well-documented. Now a University at Buffalo study has confirmed that breathing indoor air also carries significant cancer risks, especially for Chinese women.
Air pollution levels in Beijing soar to 'life threatening' levels Jan 13, 12:57 pm
London, Jan. 13 (ANI): Chinese capital Beijing is witnessing air pollution, which has reached levels considered hazardous to human health.
Washington, December 19 (ANI): University of California computer scientists including two Indian origins have build a small fleet of portable pollution sensors that allow users to monitor air quality in real time on their smart phones.
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Exposure to traffic-related air pollution, particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide during pregnancy and during the first year of a child's life appears to be associated with an increased risk of autism, according to a new study.
Air pollution 'ages brains of over-50s by 3 years' Nov 17, 12:23 pm
Washington, November 17 (ANI): Living in areas of high air pollution could hamper cognitive function in older adults, a new study has found.
Washington, October 13 (ANI): Children who are exposed to traffic-related air pollution during infancy, particularly those with allergies, could suffer diminished lung function later in life, a new study has warned.
Air pollution produced by 1 hamburger 'more than a truck' Sep 21, 2:32 pm
London, September 21 (ANI): Commercial charbroilers like the ones used in fast food restaurants are doing more harm to the air quality than an 18-wheeler, a new study has found.
Urban air pollution raises Vitamin D Deficiency risk in newborns Sep 16, 3:02 pm
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Gestational exposure to ambient urban air pollution, especially during late pregnancy, may contribute to lower vitamin D levels in offspring, a new study has revealed.
Vitamin C can cut harmful effects of air pollution Aug 19, 3:19 pm
Washington, August 19 (ANI): A diet rich in fruits and veggies may lessen the harmful effects of air pollution for people suffering from chronic lung diseases, researchers suggest.
Washington, August 2 (ANI): Most of world population, especially in China, North India and the Middle East are expected to be affected by a drastic decrease in air quality over the coming decades, according to a new atmospheric model.
Utero exposure to diesel exhaust 'possible risk factor for obesity' Jul 20, 12:25 pm
Washington, July 20, (ANI): In a new study, pregnant mice exposed to high levels of air pollution gave birth to offspring with a significantly higher rate of obesity and insulin resistance in adulthood than those that were not exposed to air pollution.
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