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Washington [US], May 7 (ANI): According to a report by UCL researchers, systemic inequalities mean that low-income households in London are more likely to be exposed to higher levels of indoor air pollution.
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Washington [US], May 5 (ANI): A meta-analysis of 14 air pollution studies from around the world found that exposure to high levels of air pollutants during childhood increases the likelihood of high blood pressure in children and adolescents, and their risk for high blood pressure as adults,
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Washington [US], May 4 (ANI): Exposure to air pollution, even over the course of just a few weeks, can impede mental performance; however, these adverse effects were lessened in people taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin, according to a new study led by research
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London [UK], May 2 (ANI): A UK based study published in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, found that hidden air pollutants like fine particles- PM2.5 and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), both hazardous to health, are increasing in Indian cities.
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Beijing [China], April 23 (ANI): Air pollution data in China may have been manipulated by local officials, according to a new study conducted by Harvard and Boston University researchers.
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New Delhi [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Air pollution costs Indian business about 95 billion dollars (about Rs 7 lakh crore) every fiscal year, around 3 per cent of India's total GDP, a major research report shows.
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New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought action taken report in terms of compliance of siting and environmental norms, including the assimilative capacity of the air to sustain a particular number of brick kilns.
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Seoul [South Korea], March 30 (ANI): Physical activity is important in preventing heart and blood vessel disease in young people so long as they don't undertake very strenuous activity on days when air pollution levels are high, according to a nationwide study of nearly 1.5 million people.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 28 (ANI): Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has installed a 'smog tower' at Hudson Circle that uses nanotechnology to purify the air.
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New Delhi [India], March 19 (ANI/SRV Media): According to a WHO survey, air pollution is a major contributor to human deaths with more than 4.2 million deaths every year. WHO reported that poor air quality is one of the world's largest indirect health risks.
Beijing [China], March 15 (ANI/Sputnik): A strong sandstorm in the Chinese capital led to major traffic disruptions in the city on Monday morning, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
New Delhi [India], March 13 (ANI): The Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday inaugurated four pyres of the Green Crematoria at Delhi's Nigam Bodh Ghat Crematorium along with three new pyres run by Indraprastha Gas Limited