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Air pollution linked to Alzheimer’s Disease in kids, adolescents

Study from Mexico sounds alarm bells in Delhi, one of the most polluted cities in the world As Delhi battles chill and air pollution there...

Health benefits of masks, air purifiers not known: ICMR chief

Whether masks and health purifiers really have health benefits, is yet to be proven As sellers of masks and air purifiers soar on the wings...

India and China stand to gain the most from Paris Agreement

WHO’s COP-24 Special Report: health and climate change provides recommendations for governments on how to maximize the health benefits of tackling climate change Meeting the...

Air pollution increases emergency visits for heart, lung diseases

Exposure to ozone and nitrogen oxides causes the most damage, find scientists As Delhi reels under post Diwali air pollution, a new study shows how...

Comparing air pollution to smoking trivialises tobacco hazards

It is time for the post Diwali haze in Delhi. As the air quality index goes from poor to hazardous, and readings shoot past...

93% kids below 15 breathe foul air; poor, girls worst hit

New WHO report on Air pollution and child health examines the heavy toll of both ambient (outside) and household air pollution Every day around 93%...

As Delhi reels again, the why, what and how to, of...

Avoid a run, stay indoors, if you can this November weekWith continued burning of crop stubbles in neighbouring states and dipping temperatures having sent...

Memory troubles? it could be the polluted air you breathe

Air pollution may lead to increased dementia risk finds new study Air pollution has been previously linked to  heart disease, stroke and respiratory disease, but...

Asthma lowers kids’ chances of finishing school

Children affected by asthma are more likely to leave school at the age of 16 and drop out early from university People who suffer from...

Why pollution is scary; particles even reach mother’s womb

Tiny carbon particles from polluted air are reaching the placenta finds new study Evidence of tiny particles of carbon, typically created by burning fossil fuels,...

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Chronic inflammation in middle age may lead to memory problems

Chronic inflammation in middle age may lead to thinking and memory problems decades later People who have chronic inflammation in middle-age may develop problems with...