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Prenatal exposure to air pollution ups child's autism risk Dec 19, 2:02 pm
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who are exposed to high levels of fine particulate matter specifically during pregnancy-particularly during the third trimester-may face up to twice the risk of having a child with autism than mothers living in areas with low particulate matter.
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has found that driving vehicles that use electricity made from clean, renewable energy instead of gasoline can actually push down death rates due to air pollution by as much as 70 percent.
Birmingham (UK), Dec.2 (ANI): As the cold weather sets in, a quantitative analysis on particulate matter (PM) in Delhi has highlighted that residents are exposed to significantly higher levels of air pollutants in the Indian capital during winter than in summer.
Vehicles older than 15 years not to ply in Delhi: NGT Nov 27, 8:57 am
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed the order that all the petrol and diesel vehicles older than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on the national capital's road.
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.
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