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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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new research found that early-life exposure to traffic-related air pollution was significantly associated with higher hyperactivity scores at age 7.
Air and noise pollution raise cardiovascular risk May 21, 10:40 am
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Both air and noise pollution may increase an individual's risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a study in which both factors were considered simultaneously.
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.
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