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Report Says Breathing Polluted Air Can Cause As Much Lung Damage As Smoking One Pack Of Cigarettes Per Day

Added: 16.08.2019 20:00 | 52 views | 0 comments

A new report said long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to emphysema and is comparable to smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for many years, according to COPD. The study was published in the medical journal JAMA this week is the largest of its kind to examine exposure to air pollution focusing on ground-level ozone, fine particulate matter, nitrogen oxide and black carbon. More than 7,000 adults ages 45 to 84 participated in the study which lasted over a decade across six cities in the United States, including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, St. Paul, and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Researchers conducted CT scans to uncover how exposure to pollutants was associated...

Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes

Added: 13.08.2019 23:08 | 22 views | 0 comments

Air pollution -- especially ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change -- accelerates the progression of emphysema of the lung, according to a new study.

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Trump touts American energy at Pennsylvania plant — live stream

Added: 13.08.2019 19:03 | 41 views | 0 comments

Critics claim the plant will significantly contribute to air pollution


Exposure to air pollution in pregnancy does not increase symptoms of attention-deficit

Added: 11.08.2019 18:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

A study of 30,000 children from seven European countries found no association between prenatal exposure to air pollution and symptoms of attention-deficit and hyperactivity.

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

Added: 01.08.2019 14:33 | 2 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: 09.07.2019 1:18 | 2 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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