Friday, February 3, 2023

Air pollution

Air Pollution causes Negative Changes in a Baby’s gut

Exposure to air pollution in infancy affects a child’s developing gut.

Ozone causes our skin to emit tiny airborne particles

Our very own bodies can be a source of nanocluster aerosol emissions.

Living near oil and gas wells increases air pollution exposure

It likely worsens negative health outcomes for nearby residents.

Regular exercise eliminates death risk regardless of exposure to air pollution

Habitual exercise should be promoted as a health improvement strategy.

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy may increase babies’ obesity risk

A robotic arm equipped with a hairbrush helps with brushing tasks and could be an asset in assistive care settings.

Early exposure to air pollution puts children at higher risk of disease in adulthood

First of its kind study reveals evidence that early exposure to dirty air alters genes in a way that could lead to adult heart disease, among other ailments.

Bonfire Night celebrations contaminate our air, study

The burning question of Bonfire Night pollution.

Half of the world’s population is exposed to increasing air pollution, study

A new study conducted with WHO has suggested that regardless of global endeavors to improve air quality, vast swathes of the world's populace are...

Scientists say it is possible to maintain clean air last after COVID-19

The resriction on the movement of heavy vehicles due to the lockdown has improved the air quality. But, there are concerns that once life returns...

Air pollution decreased by 30% in Northeast U.S.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced hundreds of millions of people to self-isolate as entire countries went on lockdown in recent weeks. Recently NASA has noticed...

Breathing dirty air could boost the risk of obesity, study

Air pollution has a significant impact on population health and has been identified as the fifth leading risk factor for mortality worldwide. Studies in...

Solar Stove reduces the cooking costs by 80% and is a safer alternative

In India, especially in rural areas, millions of women spend several hours cooking meals on smoky ovens or open fires within their homes. This...

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