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Air pollution from chemical plants made Hurricane Harvey worse

Added: 21.01.2021 18:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

Much of the devastating flooding caused by 2017’s Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas may have been triggered by aerosol pollution released from nearby petrochemical plants

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[Ticker] Air pollution killing thousands of Europeans a year

Added: 21.01.2021 6:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

Reducing air pollution to World Health Organisation-recommended levels in the EU could prevent 51,213 premature death each year, or as much as 125,000 if regulators went beyond targets, according to a new study published in leading medical journal The Lancet Wednesday. Cities in northern Italy, Poland, and the Czech Republic had the highest associated mortalities. Some 2,500 premature deaths a year also occurred in Paris, the study said.

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Low level exposure to air pollution is harmful, mouse model shows

Added: 17.01.2021 17:51 | 3 views | 0 comments

Scientists investigating the effect of air pollution on lung health, in an animal model, have concluded that even low levels of exposure can have a detrimental effect on the lungs. They say the results have implications for government agencies responsible for urban planning.

Air pollution speeds up aging of the lungs and increases chronic lung disease risk

Added: 17.01.2021 17:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

A study of more than 300,000 people has found that exposure to outdoor air pollution is linked to decreased lung function and an increased risk of developing COPD. Lung function normally declines as we age, but the new research suggests that air pollution may contribute to the ageing process and adds to the evidence that breathing in polluted air harms the lungs.

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Air pollution linked to cardiovascular disease; air purifiers may lessen impact

Added: 15.08.2017 14:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Exposure to high levels of air pollution increased stress hormone levels and negative metabolic changes in otherwise healthy, young adults in a recent study conducted in China.


'Good' cholesterol levels reduced with high air pollution exposure

Added: 14.04.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found that higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution may be associated with lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.



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