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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.
Pollution leads to brighter clouds, cooler climate May 6, 3:15 pm
London, May 6 (ANI): Natural emissions and manmade pollutants can both have an unexpected cooling effect on the world's climate by making clouds brighter, University of Manchester scientists have revealed.
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.
Experts call for inclusion of water security as part of UN Sustainable Development Goals Mar 23, 12:41 pm
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Amid changing weather and water patterns worldwide and forecasts of more severe transformations to come, the UN Security Council is being increasingly urged by experts to include water security issues on its agenda.
Chronic asthma among kids linked to traffic pollution Mar 23, 9:52 am
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): 14 percent of chronic childhood asthma could be due to exposure to traffic pollution, a new study has found.
Beijing, Mar. 17 (Xinhua-ANI): Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday said the government will set deadlines to overhaul pollution problems in key areas and take measures to solve water and soil pollution.
Authorities take steps to restore glory of famous Mansabal Lake Mar 12, 3:38 pm
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar.12 (ANI): Authorities in Kashmir are taking steps to restore the glory of the famous Mansabal Lake by building a four-kilometer-long see through fence to regulate the movement of tourists, restrict cattle movement and reduce pollution.
Muscat, Mar. 8 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard's first pollution control vessel, Samudra Prahari, has arrived in Oman for a four-day friendly visit.
Ex-Jharkhand CM Koda, aide acquitted in poluttion scam case Mar 7, 8:24 pm
Ranchi, Mar.7 (ANI): Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda was acquitted on Thursday by the state high court in connection with the Rs 90 lakh scam pollution control board scam. His alleged associate Binod Sinha was also acquitted.
Coming soon, coal-powered 'pollution free' cars Mar 1, 2:04 pm
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): A coal-powered car that produces nearly no polluting emissions, including carbon dioxide, could be manufactured in the near future through new technological advances, experts have said.
London, Feb. 22 (ANI): Decades of reckless pollution have spawned a string of toxic 'cancer villages,' the Chinese Government has admitted for the first time.
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.
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Researchers have revealed how Twitter can be used to show that factors like social status, exposure to pollution, interpersonal interaction and others can influence health, a report has said.
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.
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