Keyword Results for   'air pollution'  
Asian air pollution affecting Northern Hemisphere's weather patterns  Apr 15, 4:19 pm
London, April 15 (ANI): Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is generating sweeping impact on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, it has been revealed.
Air pollution led to seven million deaths in 2012  Mar 26, 10:32 am
London, Mar 26 (ANI): The World Health Organization estimates that seven million people have died as a result of air pollution in 2012.
Chinese media hurls racist comments at departing U.S. 'banana' envoy  Mar 2, 11:37 am
Tokyo, Mar. 2 (ANI): A media organization in China used a racist slur to criticize departing U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke.
Beijing issues three-day pollution alert as smog paralyses life in N China  Feb 21, 1:28 pm
Beijing, Feb. 21 (ANI): Beijing has issued a yellow alert for heavy air pollution over the next three days.
Air pollution may lead to brain cancer  Feb 16, 10:43 am
Washington, Feb. 16 (ANI): A team of researchers is set to conduct a study to determine if several potentially toxic compounds that exist in polluted air are capable of entering the brain from the bloodstream and causing brain cancer.
Air pollution increases hypertension risk in pregnant women  Feb 14, 11:26 am
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A new study has found that breathing in harmful toxics during pregnancy increases risk of hypertension in women and may result in deadly complications like preeclampsia.
Extreme air pollution in Asia affecting world's weather  Jan 27, 10:04 am
Washington, Jan. 27 (ANI): Researchers including an Indian-origin have claimed that extreme air pollution in Asia is affecting the world's weather and climate patterns.
Long-term exposure to air pollution increases risk of cardiac arrest   Jan 23, 11:18 am
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new European study has found that exposing yourself to particulate matter in the air for a long period of time can up the risk of heart attack.
Exposure to air pollution raises autism risk in people who carry gene  Dec 2, 1:11 pm
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study suggests that exposure to air pollution could increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder.
Air pollution leading cause of lung cancer  Oct 18, 11:46 am
London, Oct 18 (ANI): World Health Organization has declared pollutants in the air as leading environmental cause of lung cancer.
Air pollution ups risk of underweight babies  Oct 15, 10:56 am
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that pregnant women exposed to even low levels of air pollution are at a higher risk of delivering low birth weight babies.
Air pollution linked to increased risk of heart attacks  Oct 9, 11:25 am
Washington, Oct 09 (ANI): The new study has revealed that rising levels of air pollution increases the risk of getting a heart attack among adults.
How air pollution and maternal psychological distress affects kid's behavioural development  Oct 8, 12:51 pm
Washington, Oct 08 (ANI): A new study has revealed that psychological distress combined with exposure to air pollution during pregnancy have an adverse impact on the child's behavioural development.
China plans to control coal use amidst increased air pollution  Sep 13, 10:14 am
London, Sept. 13 (ANI): China has reportedly announced plans to control coal use in a bid to keep a check on the dangerous levels of air pollution in its major cities.
Road side air pollution ups risk of death in bronchiectasis patients  Sep 8, 10:40 am
Washington, Sept 08 (ANI): A new study has revealed that living close to a busy road is associated with a higher risk of death in people with bronchiectasis.
Beijing to impose car congestion fee to tackle pollution by 2017  Sep 3, 4:11 pm
Beijing, Sept. 3 (ANI): Following the footsteps of bigger metropolitan cities like London, Milan and Tokyo, Beijing is set to implement the car congestion fee in order to cut down on air pollution by 2017.
China traffic, home cooking causes 80 percent of air pollution in East Asia: Study  Aug 22, 4:03 pm
Washington, Aug. 22 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that China's city traffic and home cooking is to be blamed for 80 percent soot found in East Asia's atmosphere.
Indian cities less NO2 polluted than other major global counterparts   Aug 20, 9:32 am
Washington, August 20 (ANI): NASA scientists have used satellite observations to measure air pollution's dependence on population in four of the planet's major air pollution regions: the United States, Europe, China and India.
Man-made outdoor air pollution accounts for 2 million deaths a year globally: Study   Jul 12, 1:48 pm
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that over two million deaths occur each year as a direct result of human-caused outdoor air pollution.
Now, 'Smart scooter' with iPhone connection to display driving info  Jul 11, 3:10 pm
Tokyo, July 11 (ANI): A 'smart scooter' has been reportedly unveiled in Tokyo which can be connected to an iPhone to display driving information.
Air pollution can harm people with frail hearts  Jul 10, 11:42 am
London, July 10 (ANI): Air pollution is taking its toll on people with failing hearts by killing millions of people globally each year, a big international study conducted by an Indian-origin author has revealed.
Pollution shortening average Chinese life span by 5.5 years  Jul 9, 11:49 am
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study of China has revealed that high level of air pollution, in the form of particulates produced by burning coal, significantly shortens the lives of people exposed to it.
Exposure to high pollution levels during pregnancy may double risk of having autistic kids   Jun 19, 12:47 pm
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Women exposed to high levels of air pollution while pregnant were up to twice as likely to have a child with autism as women who lived in areas with low pollution, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).
Exposure to traffic-related pollution early in life linked to childhood asthma   Jun 19, 11:50 am
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Exposure in infancy to nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a component of motor vehicle air pollution, has been found to be strongly associated with later development of childhood asthma, according to a team led by UCSF scientists.
Use of nuclear power prevents air-pollution deaths, greenhouse gas emissions: Study  May 30, 4:53 pm
Washington, May 30 (ANI): The use of nuclear power has led to prevention of 1.84 million air pollution-related deaths globally and has also prevented the release of 64 billion tons of greenhouse gases that might have erupted from burning coal and other fossil fuels, a new study has revealed.