Keyword Results for 'air pollution'
Exposure to tobacco smoke and roadway air pollution leads to obesity development in kids Nov 13, 10:37 am
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that exposure to tobacco smoke and near-roadway air pollution contributes to the development of obesity.
Indoor air pollution turning fatal for Indian kids Nov 8, 10:37 am
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A new study has indicated that children in India who were exposed to more indoor pollutants had increased levels of asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever).
Childhood leukemia and air pollution linked, say scientists Nov 2, 11:02 am
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Researchers have suggested a theory in which a previously reported risk of leukemia among children born close to overhead power lines could be caused by an alteration to surrounding air pollution.
Beijing, Oct 11 (ANI): China's capital Beijing was blanketed by thick smog on Thursday, putting the city on a higher air pollution alert from yellow to orange and forcing its dirtiest factories to cut fumes by 30 percent.
Air pollution behind decline in monsoon rains Oct 2, 2:42 pm
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study has shown that it maybe human induced air pollution that has caused a decline in the annual monsoon rainfall over the past 50 years.
Traffic pollution can make older people fat Sep 15, 12:16 pm
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): A new study has recently associated the increased levels of obesity-related hormone leptin, among older adults, with the higher exposure to traffic related air pollution.
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): A new study has recently revealed that kids living in megacities are more prone to brain damage from air pollution.
3 bln people worldwide at risk of ill health, early death due to household air pollution: Lancet Sep 3, 11:16 am
Washington, Sep 03 (ANI): A new research has revealed that household air pollution, sourced by the use of plant-based or coal fuel for cooking, heating, and lightingaround, could cause 3 million people to suffer from health risks and early death worldwide.
Air pollution may cause autism, schizophrenia Jun 6, 1:03 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that exposure to air pollution early in life makes people highly prone to autism and schizophrenia.
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): On the occasion of World Environment Day Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung visited the Garhi Mandu Forest and planted a Jamun tree sapling near waterbody as part of the plantation drive and urged others present to plant trees to reduce the level of air pollution and improve aesthetics.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A new study has linked air pollution to irregular heartbeat and lung blood clots.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that taking olive oil supplements may counteract some of the adverse cardiovascular effects of exposure to air pollution.
WHO report claims New Delhi has world's worst air pollution May 10, 12:59 pm
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): A World Health Organisation (WHO) study ranks New Delhi as the world's worst city for air pollution, with an annual average of 153 micrograms of small particulates, known as PM 2.5, per cubic metre.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers have said that reducing air pollution in New York City would result in substantial economic gains for children as a result of increasing their IQs.
New Delhi has dirtiest air among 1600 cities: WHO May 8, 11:06 am
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): World Health Organisation has revealed that New Delhi is the most polluted city in the world.
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.
Tokyo, Mar. 2 (ANI): A media organization in China used a racist slur to criticize departing U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke.
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.
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.
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