29.7 C
New Delhi, IN
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Home Tags Air pollution

Tag: air pollution

Traffic pollution causes 13% of all childhood asthma cases globally

Lancet study shows there are 170 new cases of traffic pollution-related asthma per 100,000 children every year around the world Globally, estimates suggest that...

Despite clean air plan, 674 mn Indians could breathe polluted air...

Study by IIASA and CEEW predicts that more than 674 million Indians could breathe polluted air in 2030, even if India were to comply with...

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...

Don't Miss

Hand hygiene initiative reduces hospital infections in Australia

The National Hand Hygiene Initiative reduced infections in 132 hospitals in the country Since its implementation in 2009, the National Australian Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI)...

Hotels, homestays can give you drug resistant bacteria to carry home

Study presented at ECCMID warns that a hotel or a private accommodation like a homestay is associated with higher risk of exposure to a...

Petting zoos harbour highly virulent drug-resistant bacteria

Petting zoos could transmit highly virulent drug-resistant bacteria to visitors, especially children New research shows that petting zoos can create a diverse reservoir of multidrug...