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Indonesian wildfires a 'fixable problem'

Added: 23.11.2020 22:34 | 20 views | 0 comments

Indonesian wildfires that cause widespread air pollution and vast carbon emissions are a 'fixable problem', according to the leader of a project set up to help tackle the issue.

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

Added: 22.11.2020 18:19 | 5 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.


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

Added: 21.11.2020 0:37 | 5 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: 21.11.2020 0:37 | 6 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 greater risk of dying from covid-19 in the US

Added: 20.11.2020 17:21 | 23 views | 0 comments

We have the clearest evidence yet of a link between air pollution and the risk of dying from covid-19, suggesting air quality data could help establish priority areas for medical help

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Does air pollution increase women's risk of dementia?

Added: 19.11.2020 23:18 | 18 views | 0 comments

Older women who live in locations with higher levels of air pollution may have more brain shrinkage, the kind seen in Alzheimer's disease, than women who live in locations with lower levels, according to a new study.

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Trees and green roofs can help reduce the urban heat island effect

Added: 19.11.2020 14:18 | 12 views | 0 comments

Air pollution experts have found that green infrastructure (GI), such as trees, can help reduce temperatures in many of Europe's cities and towns.

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Does air pollution affect mental health later in life?

Added: 19.11.2020 0:18 | 24 views | 0 comments

In a study of women aged 80 years and older, living in locations with higher exposures to air pollution was associated with increased depressive symptoms.

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Which particulate air pollution poses the greatest health risk?

Added: 18.11.2020 19:16 | 31 views | 0 comments

Researchers have investigated whether particulate matter from certain sources can be especially harmful to human health. They found evidence that the amount of particulate matter alone is not the greatest health risk. Rather, it could be the so-called oxidative potential that makes particulate pollution so harmful.

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'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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