Search Results for: air pollution

Does eating fish protect our brains from air pollution?

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Older women who eat more than one to two servings a week of baked or broiled fish or ...

Air pollution and temperature: bad for your heart and blood vessels

Posted on Jun 19, 2020 by The Conversation

The rising temperatures that come with climate change present a global health challenge. There is scientific evidence that ...

Types of trees to plant around your home to combat air pollution

Posted on May 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

A study has identified traits to look for when choosing trees to plant around your home to combat ...

Everyday air pollution could take 3 years off your life

Posted on Mar 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

New research points to the problem of air pollution being a global pandemic that may shorten your life ...

Traffic air pollution may trigger non-fatal heart attacks

Posted on Feb 18, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Being exposed to a few hours of ambient ultrafine particles, like traffic air pollution, has the potential to ...

The best green way to reduce traffic air pollution if you live near a road

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 by Monique Warner

There is increasing evidence that traffic air pollution wreaks havoc on our health, but does planting trees around ...

How air pollution can negatively affect your bones

Posted on Jan 8, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Take a deep breath and hope the air is fresh – a new study has found that exposure ...

Proof that reducing air pollution boosts health dramatically

Posted on Dec 21, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that reducing air pollution dramatically improves people’s health...

Plants trump tech in reducing air pollution

Posted on Nov 29, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Introducing trees and plants to polluted urban areas could be better and cheaper than using technology to reduce ...

Air pollution increases your risk of glaucoma

Posted on Nov 26, 2019 by A4W Contributor

The more air pollution in your neighbourhood, the greater your risk of developing glaucoma, an eye condition that ...

Air pollution linked to increases in violence

Posted on Oct 10, 2019 by A4W Contributor

We know that air pollution is unhealthy and now new research has found that it can also make ...

Mental health issues in children linked to air pollution

Posted on Sep 26, 2019 by A4W Contributor

It’s not only our lungs that suffer - three new studies have found that mental health issues in ...

Air pollution can be as bad as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day

Posted on Aug 16, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that air pollution - especially the kind related to climate change – can be as ...

Air pollution linked to childhood anxiety

Posted on May 23, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Emerging evidence suggests that air pollution has an impact on the neurological development of children and is linked ...

Traffic air pollution causes asthma in millions of children worldwide

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 by A4W Contributor

According to a new study, about four million children worldwide develop asthma each year because of inhaling nitrogen ...

Air pollution killing more people than smoking – Study

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 by News24.com

Air pollution is killing more people every year than smoking, according to research published on Tuesday that called ...

Study: Air pollution increases ER visits

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by A4W Contributor

We take breathing for granted, but more people end up in the ER with breathing problems thanks to ...

Study: Air pollution increases miscarriage risk

Posted on Dec 7, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Researchers found that women had a higher risk of miscarriage following short-term exposure to elevated air pollution...

Study: Air pollution linked to intellectual disabilities in children

Posted on Nov 26, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Numerous studies highlight the importance of air quality and now new research has linked air pollution to intellectual ...

Heart attack risk increased by air pollution and traffic noise

Posted on Nov 1, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that exposure to both air pollution and traffic noise can increase one’s heart attack risk…

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