Search Results for: air pollution

How air pollution can negatively affect your bones

Posted on Jan 8, 2020 by 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Contributor

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

Air pollution is linked to diabetes

Posted on Jul 2, 2018 by Contributor

Who would have thought that, even at seemingly low levels, air pollution would be linked to diabetes?...

How air pollution affects children’s brains

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by Contributor

A growing baby’s exposure to so-called 'safe' levels of air pollution is linked to brain abnormalities that may ...

Air pollution alerts inadequate in protecting public health

Posted on Feb 8, 2018 by Contributor

The air quality alert programme in Toronto (Canada) had limited effects in protecting the public’s health from air ...

Traffic air pollution puts unborn babies’ health at risk

Posted on Dec 8, 2017 by Contributor

Experts warn that traffic air pollution could be having a detrimental impact on unborn babies' health...

Osteoporosis linked to air pollution

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 by Contributor

Research has found a link between air pollution and osteoporosis-related loss of bone mineral density and risk of ...

Air pollution may harm kidneys

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 by Contributor

Researchers say that outdoor air pollution may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease and contribute to kidney ...

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